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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 280
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 280
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   420 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest North Dakota
     Western to central South Dakota

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 420 PM until
     900 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
       mph possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered very high-based storms should spread east
   towards the Missouri Valley in central South Dakota this evening.
   Isolated severe wind gusts, which could be significant, will be the
   main hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
   statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northeast
   of Lemmon SD to 75 miles south southwest of Philip SD. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 279...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A few
   cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector
   25040.

   ...Grams
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