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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 434
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WW0434 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 434
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1250 AM EDT Tue Jul 5 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Indiana
     Southern Lower Michigan
     Northwest Ohio
     Lake Michigan

   * Effective this Tuesday morning from 1250 AM until 700 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
     Scattered large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of storms near the Chicago area as of 1145 pm
   CDT/1245 am EDT will continue east-southeastward overnight across
   the region and pose mainly a damaging wind and isolated severe hail
   risk.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles west of South
   Bend IN to 55 miles northeast of Fort Wayne IN. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 432...WW 433...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
   cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   29030.

   ...Guyer
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