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Tornado Watch 210
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 210
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   845 PM CDT Tue May 21 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern Illinois
     Southeast Missouri

   * Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 845 PM
     until 300 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A broken line/clusters of storms will continue to steadily
   progress east-northeastward across southern Illinois and southeast
   Missouri through the late evening and overnight hours, with the most
   intense storms along and south of a warm front.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 10 miles northeast of Mattoon IL to 40
   miles south southwest of Cape Girardeau MO. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU0).

   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 207...WW 208...WW 209...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Guyer
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