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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 63
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WW0063 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 63
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1030 PM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     West-central Illinois
     East-central Kansas
     Central Missouri

   * Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 1030 PM
     until 500 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of elevated thunderstorms will develop east from
   east-central Kansas tonight. A few embedded supercells should form
   with a risk for large hail, generally near the I-70 corridor in
   Missouri.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
   statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles southwest of
   Topeka KS to 45 miles east northeast of Alton IL. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
   27045.

   ...Grams
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