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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 515
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WW0515 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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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 515
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   630 PM EST Sun Nov 5 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southern Indiana
     Extreme northern Kentucky
     Southwestern Ohio

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 630 PM
     until 100 AM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Storms are in the process of congealing into more linear
   structures and this should persist into the early overnight hours
   along a cold front.  There will be the possibility of a tornado or
   two in the next couple of hours will lingering supercell structures
   or embedded circulations within the line.  However, occasional
   damaging gusts will be the primary threat before the storms weaken
   toward 05-06z.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
   statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles south
   southwest of Bloomington IN to 30 miles east southeast of Columbus
   OH. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
   outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 511...WW 512...WW
   513...WW 514...

   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 450. Mean storm motion vector
   28040.

   ...Thompson
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