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Tornado Watch 197
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 197
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   215 PM CDT Tue May 10 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Wisconsin
     Lake Michigan

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 215 PM until
     900 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
       inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Supercell thunderstorms are expected to develop this
   afternoon within the very unstable air mass across Wisconsin. These
   supercells will be capable of all severe hazards, including very
   large hail and tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 35 miles west of Janesville WI to 25
   miles west northwest of Iron Mountain MI. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU7).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Mosier/Guyer
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