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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 482
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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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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 482
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   155 PM EDT Thu Jul 13 2023

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Extreme southeast Indiana
     eastern Kentucky
     Southern Ohio
     Extreme southwest Pennsylvania
     Western and central West Virginia

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 155 PM until
     900 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered severe thunderstorms will continue developing
   this afternoon with a risk for damaging winds, large hail, and
   perhaps a tornado or two. Thunderstorm coverage will increase by
   late afternoon and this evening with damaging winds becoming the
   primary severe weather hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
   statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles west of
   Lexington KY to 75 miles east southeast of Parkersburg WV. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 481...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   27025.

   ...Bunting
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