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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 437
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WW0437 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High High
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 437
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   140 PM CDT Tue Jul 5 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Iowa
     Southwest Minnesota
     Northern Nebraska
     Far southeast South Dakota

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 140 PM until
     700 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Widespread damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 90
       mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Long-lived bowing line segment will move east-southeast
   across the rest of southeast South Dakota into portions of Minnesota
   and Iowa. Trailing outflow will also potentially produce severe wind
   gusts into portions of northern Nebraska.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northeast
   of Worthington MN to 40 miles west southwest of Norfolk NE. 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 436...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 80 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   29040.

   ...Grams
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