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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 467
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 467
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   235 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST INDIANA
     SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
     EXTREME NORTHWEST OHIO
     LAKE ERIE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 235 PM UNTIL
     900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF SOUTH BEND INDIANA TO 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   DETROIT MICHIGAN.  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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...A BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN THIS
   AFTERNOON WHILE MOVING EWD INTO A MODERATELY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT. 
   MLCAPE OF 1500-2000 J/KG AND 30-35 KT MIDLEVEL FLOW WILL SUPPORT THE
   RISK FOR A FEW DAMAGING GUSTS AND ISOLATED LARGE HAIL WITH LINE
   SEGMENTS AND MULTICELL CLUSTERS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON/EVENING.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 27030.


   ...THOMPSON
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