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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 506
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 506
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   700 PM MDT Fri Jul 12 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     West Central Nebraska

   * Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 700 PM
     until 100 AM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will spread eastward across the watch area
   this evening into an extremely unstable air mass.  Storm mergers may
   result in a few severe storms capable of damaging wind gusts and
   hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles west of Mullen NE
   to 25 miles east southeast of Imperial NE. 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
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   25025.

   ...Hart
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