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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 432
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 432
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   355 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southern Ohio
     West Virginia

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 355 PM until
     1000 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of strong to severe storms should develop and
   move east-southeast across parts of southern Ohio through West
   Virginia this evening. Damaging winds from strong wind gusts should
   be the primary hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
   statute miles either side of a line from 45 miles southwest of
   Columbus OH to 35 miles south of Elkins WV. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU2).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
   favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
   Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening
   weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
   warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
   tornadoes.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   29030.

   ...Grams
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