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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 496
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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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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 496
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   550 PM CDT Sat Sep 26 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western Upper Michigan
     Northern Wisconsin
     Lake Michigan

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon from 550 PM until Midnight
     CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered intense thunderstorms will occur this afternoon
   and evening across the watch area, with the strongest cells capable
   of large hail and perhaps damaging wind gusts.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
   statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles southwest of
   Kennedy WI to 30 miles northeast of Escanaba MI. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
   27035.

   ...Hart
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