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Tornado Watch 26
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WW0026 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 26
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   115 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern and Central Indiana
     Northern Kentucky
     Western and Central Ohio

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 115 PM until
     800 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are intensifying along the IL/IN border, and
   will track eastward across the watch area through the afternoon. 
   Conditions appear favorable for supercell storms capable of large
   hail, damaging winds, and perhaps a strong tornado or two.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 40 miles south southwest of Terre
   Haute IN to 20 miles south southeast of Columbus OH. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 25...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Hart
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