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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 464
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 464
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   910 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS
     SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT FROM 910 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
   RUSSELL KANSAS TO 75 MILES NORTH OF CONCORDIA KANSAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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...WW 463...

   DISCUSSION...S CNTRL NEB MCS WITH EMBEDDED BOWING STRUCTURES
   EXPECTED TO CONTINUE GENERALLY SE ALONG INSTABILITY GRADIENT THROUGH
   LATE EVE...WHILE SMALLER N CNTRL KS MOVES ESEWD. ALTHOUGH DIURNAL
   COOLING SHOULD LEAD TO SOME WEAKENING OF UPDRAFTS...THIS WILL BE
   SOMEWHAT COUNTERED BY NOCTURNAL INCREASE IN SWLY LLJ. MERGING
   OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE TWO CLUSTERS ALSO MAY FOSTER
   NEW STORM DEVELOPMENT. MODEST NWLY DEEP SHEAR AND SIZABLE BUOYANCY
   SUGGEST A CONTINUED RISK FOR ISOLD DMGG WIND AND SVR HAIL.

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 33025.


   ...CORFIDI
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