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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 167
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 167
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   745 PM CDT Sat Jun 9 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Eastern Iowa
     Northwest Illinois
     Southwest Wisconsin

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 745 PM
     until 200 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered intense thunderstorms will continue to develop
   over eastern Iowa and track eastward across the watch area this
   evening.  Locally damaging winds are the main threat, with large
   hail also possible in the strongest cells.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles west northwest
   of Waterloo IA to 80 miles east southeast of Dubuque IA. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 165...WW 166...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   27030.

   ...Hart
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