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   WOUS40 KWNS 071731
   IAZ000-ILZ000-MNZ000-NEZ000-WIZ000-080130-
   
   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1231 PM CDT SAT JUN 07 2008
   
   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS
   INTO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS OVER PARTS
   OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY LATER TODAY
   AND TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          MUCH OF IOWA
          NORTHWEST ILLINOIS
          SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
          EASTERN NEBRASKA
          SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM PARTS OF THE
   CENTRAL PLAINS ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES REGION
   
   A SERIES OF UPPER IMPULSES ARE FORECAST TO MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL
   ROCKIES INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY.  RICH LOW LEVEL MOISTURE HAS
   BECOME RE-ESTABLISHED OVER THE MISSOURI AND MID/UPPER MISSISSIPPI
   VALLEY WITH DEWPOINTS NEAR 70F AND THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG HEATING.
    STRONG SOUTHERLY LOW LEVEL WINDS OVER THIS REGION WILL ALSO YIELD
   FAVORABLE VERTICAL SHEAR PROFILES FOR SUPERCELLS.  PRESENT
   INDICATIONS ARE THAT FIRST ROUND OF SEVERE STORMS WILL DEVELOP BY
   EARLY AFTERNOON OVER PARTS OF IA AND TRACK EASTWARD INTO WI/IL. 
   OTHER STORMS ARE LIKELY TO INTENSIFY DURING THE AFTERNOON ACROSS
   PARTS OF EASTERN NEB AND MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS RISK AREA.  RISK OF
   TORNADOES APPEAR TO BE THE MAIN CONCERN THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH
   AN INCREASING RISK OF WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS DURING THE EVENING
   AND OVERNIGHT.
   
   THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO REVIEW SEVERE WEATHER
   SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO RADIO...TELEVISION...AND NOAA WEATHER
   RADIO FOR POSSIBLE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND STATEMENTS LATER TODAY.
   
   ..HART.. 06/07/2008
   
   $$        
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