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Tornado Watch 41
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WW0041 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 41
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   220 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern Iowa
     Northeast Kansas
     Northwest Missouri
     Southeast Nebraska

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 220 PM until
     900 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms developing over eastern Kansas will track
   northeastward across the watch area, while other isolated cells form
   over IA/northern MO.  Supercells capable of large hail and a few
   tornadoes are expected.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 40 miles west northwest of Knoxville IA
   to 60 miles south southwest of Olathe KS. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU1).

   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 39...WW 40...

   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 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 23035.

   ...Hart
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