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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 375
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WW0375 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 375
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   225 PM MDT Wed Jul 15 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southeast and east-central Colorado
     Northeast New Mexico

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 225 PM
     until 900 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms will continue to increase into the
   high plains of southeast/east-central Colorado this afternoon, and a
   bit later across northeast New Mexico. Large hail and severe-caliber
   wind gusts are the primary hazards.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles east northeast
   of Limon CO to 35 miles south southwest of Tucumcari NM. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 373...WW 374...

   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
   30020.

   ...Guyer
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