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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 435
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
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Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
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Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 435
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   355 AM CDT SAT JUL 18 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN WISCONSIN
     LAKE MICHIGAN

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING FROM 355 AM UNTIL 900 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT HAS PRODUCED NUMEROUS
   DAMAGING-WIND REPORTS OVER SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN
   WISCONSIN MAY REMAIN NEAR SEVERE LIMITS...WITH AT LEAST WIDELY
   SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND AS IT MOVES EAST OF WATCH 434.  FOR
   METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS SEE SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1460.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES EAST
   SOUTHEAST OF MADISON WISCONSIN TO 30 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   GREEN BAY WISCONSIN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 434...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 28040.


   ...EDWARDS
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