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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 483
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WW0483 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 483
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   815 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS
     WESTERN AND NORTHERN MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 815 PM
     UNTIL 400 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
   KNOB NOSTER MISSOURI TO 30 MILES NORTH OF CHILLICOTHE MISSOURI. 
   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 479...WW 480...WW
   481...WW 482...

   DISCUSSION...INCREASINGLY WELL-ORGANIZED/QUASI-LINEAR MCS INITIALLY
   OVER CENTRAL TO NERN KS IS EXPECTED TO ENCOUNTER FAVORABLY
   MOIST/UNSTABLE LOW-LEVEL AIR MASS AND LLJ-ENHANCED INFLOW.  THIS
   WILL SUPPORT  MAINTENANCE OF RELATED WIND-DAMAGE THREAT EWD ACROSS
   MO RIVER VALLEY...INCLUDING KC AND ST. JOSEPH AREAS...AND EWD OVER
   PARTS OF NRN MO.  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL ALSO IS EXPECTED...AND AN
   EMBEDDED/QLCS-MODE TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 26040.


   ...EDWARDS
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