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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 135
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 135
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   900 PM CDT Sun Apr 9 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Iowa
     Southeast Minnesota
     Western Wisconsin

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 900 PM
     until 100 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Strong to occasionally severe thunderstorms should
   continue to develop and move northeastward across the region through
   late evening and early in the overnight. The strongest storms will
   be capable of severe hail and locally damaging winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles west southwest
   of Mason City IA to 50 miles east northeast of Eau Claire WI. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   24035.

   ...Guyer
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