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Tornado Watch 454
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WW0454 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 454
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   310 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     INDIANA
     EXTREME WEST CENTRAL OHIO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 310 PM
     UNTIL 900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BAND OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS IS EXPECTED TO PROGRESS
   EASTWARD ACROSS PARTS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN INDIANA THIS AFTERNOON
   AND APPROACH THE INDIANA/OHIO STATE LINE BY THIS EVENING.  THE
   STORMS WILL HAVE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE A COUPLE OF TORNADOES AND
   DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AS THEY MOVE THROUGH AND MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR
   MASS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   MUNCIE INDIANA TO 40 MILES SOUTH OF INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27025.


   ...WEISS
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