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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 463
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WW0463 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 463
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   625 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
     LAKE HURON
     LAKE MICHIGAN

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 625 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT
       GUSTS TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE
     WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
       EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...W-E ORIENTED SQUALL LINE NOW EXTENDING FROM E CENTRAL WI
   TO THE MI THUMB...WITH EMBEDDED BOW ECHOES AND SUPERCELLS...EXPECTED
   TO MOVE GENERALLY ESE THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.  ADDITIONAL STORMS
   MAY FORM AHEAD OF THE LINE IN CENTRAL LOWER MI. POTENTIAL WILL EXIST
   FOR NUMEROUS SWATHS OF DAMAGING WIND...AND POSSIBLY A BRIEF TORNADO
   OR TWO...IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH OF
   SAGINAW MICHIGAN TO 30 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF KALAMAZOO
   MICHIGAN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 462...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 29040.


   ...CORFIDI
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