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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 264
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High High
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
   545 PM CDT Sat Jun 6 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     eastern Montana
     southwestern North Dakota
     parts of western and north-central Nebraska
     western and central South Dakota

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning from 545
     PM until 100 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Widespread damaging winds expected with isolated significant
       gusts to 80 mph likely
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A fast-moving band of thunderstorms moving quickly
   northeastward across eastern portions of Colorado and Wyoming will
   continue, spreading across the WW area over the next several hours. 
   Along with potential for hail, widespread damaging winds --
   including locally destructive wind gusts -- are expected.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 115
   statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles northwest of
   Miles City MT to 55 miles northeast of Valentine NE. 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 261...WW 262...WW 263...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   24050.

   ...Goss
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