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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 252
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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 252
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   250 PM MDT Thu Jun 10 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     East-Central/Northeast Montana

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 250 PM until
     1000 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
       inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered severe thunderstorms including some supercells
   are expected to develop initially across east-central Montana and
   quickly move north-northeastward through evening. Large hail and
   severe-caliber wind gusts are the primary hazards, although a
   tornado could also occur.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
   statute miles east and west of a line from 75 miles east northeast
   of Havre MT to 55 miles west southwest of Miles City MT. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 251...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   22035.

   ...Guyer
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