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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 437
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WW0437 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 437
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   830 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WEST-CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MONTANA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 830 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF CUT BANK MONTANA TO 35 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
   GLASGOW MONTANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 435...WW 436...

   DISCUSSION...SVR POTENTIAL FCST TO INCREASE THROUGH REMAINDER
   EVENING AS TSTMS MOVE NEWD AND AGGREGATE OVER W-CENTRAL
   MT...ULTIMATELY FOLLOWING ANTICYCLONICALLY CURVING PATH ACROSS NRN
   MT TONIGHT.  ADDITIONAL/MORE ISOLATED SVR ALSO MAY OCCUR AHEAD OF
   THAT ACTIVITY WITH CONVECTION INITIALLY BETWEEN GGW-HVR.  REF SPC
   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1452 FOR INITIAL NEAR-TERM DETAILS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 25035.


   ...EDWARDS
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