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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 191
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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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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 191
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1145 PM CDT Sun May 8 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Nebraska
     South central into eastern South Dakota

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 1145 PM
     until 600 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Elevated supercells are expected to form in the next
   couple of hours across northwest Nebraska and subsequently spread
   northeastward across south central into eastern South Dakota through
   the early morning hours.  Hail up to 2 inches in diameter and
   isolated wind gusts of 60-70 mph will be possible with the most
   intense storms.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles north and south of a line from 80 miles west southwest
   of Valentine NE to 10 miles south of Watertown SD. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   24040.

   ...Thompson
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