Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 461
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
940 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
  LAKE HURON
  LAKE MICHIGAN
  LAKE SUPERIOR

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 940 AM UNTIL
  500 PM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
    INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO AFFECT NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON.  STRONG WINDS ALOFT AND INCREASING INSTABILITY WILL POSE
A RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL IN THE STRONGER CELLS ACROSS THE
WATCH AREA.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES WEST
NORTHWEST OF TRAVERSE CITY MICHIGAN TO 30 MILES EAST OF ALPENA
MICHIGAN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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.


...HART


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