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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Severe Thunderstorm Watch 574
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WW0574 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High High
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 574
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   940 PM CDT Sun Aug 11 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     North Central Kansas
     South-Central Nebraska

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 940 PM
     until 500 AM CDT.

   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

   * Primary threats include...
     Widespread damaging winds expected with scattered significant
       gusts to 85 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     A couple tornadoes possible

   SUMMARY...A developing bow echo over northwest Kansas will move
   rapidly eastward overnight, posing a risk of widespread damaging
   wind gusts across the watch area.  Large hail and a tornado or two
   are also possible.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles northwest of
   Hill City KS to 15 miles south southeast of Beatrice NE. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 571...WW 572...WW 573...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 75 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   26040.

   ...Hart
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