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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 136
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 136
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   755 PM CDT Mon May 3 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     A small part of east central Illinois
     A small aprt of southwest Indiana

   * Effective this Monday night from 755 PM until Midnight CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Clusters of severe storms in Illinois, with embedded
   supercell structures, could persist for a few more hours while
   moving east-southeastward into southwest Indiana.  The strongest
   storms will continue to pose a threat for large hail/damaging winds,
   and an isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out through about
   10-11 pm EDT.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles north of Terre
   Haute IN to 50 miles east of Salem IL. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU6).

   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 128...WW 130...WW
   131...WW 132...WW 133...WW 134...WW 135...

   AVIATION...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
   29035.

   ...Thompson
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