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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 317
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 317
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   950 PM CDT Sun Jun 28 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     South-central North Dakota

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 950 PM
     until 200 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A band of storms will move eastward across south-central
   North Dakota late this evening and early in the overnight. As this
   happens, these storms will remain capable of damaging winds and some
   severe hail, although overall storm intensity is expected to
   gradually diminish overnight.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles east and west of a line from 65 miles north northeast
   of Bismarck ND to 70 miles southeast of Bismarck ND. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 313...WW 314...WW
   315...WW 316...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   25025.

   ...Guyer
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