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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 439
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 439
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   300 PM MDT Tue Jul 5 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Central to northeast Montana

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 300 PM until
     1000 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
       inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Multiple supercells should spread northeast from central
   into northeast Montana this evening with a threat for large hail and
   severe wind gusts.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles east of Wolf
   Point MT to 10 miles south of Harlowton MT. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU9).

   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...WW 437...WW 438...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   25035.

   ...Grams
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