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Tornado Watch 565
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WW0565 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 565
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   255 PM EST SUN NOV 17 2013

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     FAR SOUTHERN INDIANA
     CENTRAL KENTUCKY

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 255 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES WITH A FEW INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF BOWLING GREEN
   KENTUCKY.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 561...WW 562...WW
   563...WW 564...

   DISCUSSION...A BROKEN BAND OF TSTMS ONGOING NEAR THE OH RIVER ARE
   EXPECTED TO MOVE RAPIDLY EWD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA LATE THIS
   AFTERNOON INTO EVENING.  THE COMBINATION OF MODERATE INSTABILITY AND
   VERY STRONG SHEAR WILL CONTINUE TO PROMOTE SUPERCELL STRUCTURES WITH
   A RISK FOR A FEW TORNADOES /SOME POSSIBLY STRONG/...DAMAGING WINDS
   AND LARGE HAIL.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25045.


   ...MEAD
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