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Tornado Watch 236
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WW0236 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 236
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   625 PM CDT Fri May 24 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Eastern Iowa
     Northern and central Illinois
     Far northeast Missouri

   * Effective this Friday night from 625 PM until Midnight CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A few supercells should develop along a residual boundary
   from eastern Iowa into west-central Illinois. This activity should
   spread east-northeast in northern Illinois through late evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 45 miles north northwest of
   Burlington IA to 40 miles north northeast of Bloomington IL. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 232...WW 233...WW
   234...WW 235...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 25030.

   ...Grams
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