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Tornado Watch 436
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WW0436 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 436
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   130 PM CDT SAT JUL 18 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     FAR EASTERN IOWA
     NORTHERN ILLINOIS
     NORTHWEST INDIANA
     SOUTHERN AND EASTERN WISCONSIN
     LAKE MICHIGAN

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 130 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE/STRENGTH
   OVER SOUTHERN WI OVER THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS...WITH OTHER DEVELOPMENT
   POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON OVER FAR EASTERN IA AND NORTHERN IL.
   POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR SUPERCELLS WITH DAMAGING WIND...HAIL...AND
   POSSIBLY A FEW TORNADOES THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT...WITH THE TORNADO
   THREAT GREATEST OVER SOUTHERN/EASTERN WI AND NORTHERN IL THIS
   AFTERNOON.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   LONEROCK WISCONSIN TO 50 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF VALPARAISO
   INDIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 28030.


   ...CORFIDI
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