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Tornado Watch 313
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 313
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1145 PM CDT Thu Jun 24 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Far southeast Iowa
     Western Illinois
     East-central Missouri

   * Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 1145 PM
     until 400 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible

   SUMMARY...Well-organized QLCS should spread east across the
   Mississippi Valley into Illinois through the pre-dawn hours. Brief
   tornado risk will be most concentrated along the Mississippi Valley
   before the line wanes in intensity.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 40 miles west of Saint Louis MO to 40
   miles east northeast of Burlington IA. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU3).

   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 312...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 26035.

   ...Grams
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