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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 482
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WW0482 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 482
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   850 PM CDT SAT AUG 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST IOWA
     NORTHWEST MISSOURI
     SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 850 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...DEVELOPING CLUSTER OF STORMS IN FAR SE NEB WILL LIKELY
   SPREAD EWD OVER SW IA/NW MO INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.  A COUPLE OF
   SUPERCELLS WILL BE POSSIBLE THE NEXT FEW HOURS...ALONG WITH AN
   ATTENDANT RISK FOR AN ISOLATED TORNADO...BUT THE PRIMARY THREATS
   WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS/LARGE HAIL AS STORMS GROWN INTO AN MCS
   OVERNIGHT.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF FALLS CITY NEBRASKA TO 25 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   LAMONI IOWA.  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 481...

   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 600. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27025.


   ...THOMPSON
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