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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 657
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WW0657 Radar
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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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 657
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   510 PM CDT Sat Sep 21 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest to northeast Kansas
     Southeast Nebraska

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon from 510 PM until Midnight
     CDT.

   * 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
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms will develop this evening from
   southwest Kansas into southeast Nebraska with primary threats of
   large hail and damaging wind. This activity should evolve into one
   or more clusters with the severe threat waning towards late evening
   as it transitions to predominantly a heavy rainfall hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles northeast of
   Beatrice NE to 10 miles east southeast of Dodge City KS. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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
   2.5 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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