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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 208
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WW0208 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL8
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 208
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   750 PM CDT SUN MAY 23 2010
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEBRASKA
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 750 PM UNTIL
   100 AM CDT.
   
   HAIL TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70
   MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES EAST
   SOUTHEAST OF IMPERIAL NEBRASKA TO 25 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   VALENTINE NEBRASKA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
   
   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 206...WW 207...
   
   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS CURRENTLY OVER WESTERN KS WILL TRACK
   NORTHWARD INTO NEB THROUGH THE EVENING...WHERE STRENGTHENING LOW
   LEVEL FLOW AND INCREASING MOISTURE WILL ENHANCE THREAT.  SUPERCELLS
   CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE EXPECTED.  THE TORNADO
   THREAT APPEARS RATHER LOW...BUT WOULD BE GREATEST IN THE EASTERN
   PORTION OF THE WATCH.
   
   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 22040.
   
   
   ...HART
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