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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 264
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 264
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   840 PM MDT Sat Jul 7 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western and central North Dakota
     Northwest South Dakota

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 840 PM
     until 500 AM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of storms should move east into northwest South
   Dakota with additional storms forming to the northeast across
   southwest into central North Dakota. Large hail and severe wind
   gusts are possible.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
   statute miles either side of a line from 30 miles south southwest of
   Buffalo SD to 60 miles northeast of Bismarck ND. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   25035.

   ...Grams
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