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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
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Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 462
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1240 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Far southern Indiana
     Central and northern Kentucky
     Far western Maryland Panhandle
     Southern and eastern Ohio
     Western and central Pennsylvania
     Northern and western West Virginia

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1240 PM until
     900 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered damaging winds appear likely as numerous
   clusters and lines of storms intensify and move east this afternoon.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
   statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles northeast of
   Dubois PA to 60 miles south southeast of Louisville KY. 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 461...

   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
   26025.

   ...Grams
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