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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 170
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 170
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   810 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Indiana
     Extreme north central Kentucky
     Southwest Ohio

   * Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 810 PM
     until 200 AM EDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Clusters of slightly elevated storms, with some supercell
   structures, will likely persist and spread eastward from Indiana
   into Ohio through early tonight.  The strongest storms will be
   capable of producing large hail and damaging winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 30
   statute miles north and south of a line from 115 miles west of
   Cincinnati OH to 85 miles east of Cincinnati OH. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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
   27035.

   ...Thompson
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