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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 484
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 484
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   545 PM CDT SUN AUG 9 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     A SMALL PART OF SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS
     PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 545 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...A CLUSTER OF STORMS IS SLOWLY INTENSIFYING OVER CENTRAL
   MO...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING OUTFLOW GUSTS MAY ALSO INCREASE
   THIS EVENING AS THE STORMS ENCOUNTER A MORE UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST OF
   VICHY MISSOURI TO 30 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF FARMINGTON MISSOURI.
    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 483...

   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 600. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 28030.


   ...THOMPSON
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