Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 209
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1105 PM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NEBRASKA

* EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1105 PM
  UNTIL 500 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...LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO PROCEED EASTWARD
ACROSS THE NEW WATCH AREA FROM WHAT`S LEFT OF TORNADO WATCH
206...OFFERING A RISK FOR DAMAGING GUSTS.  LARGE HAIL ALSO IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE SOUTHERN END OF THE LINE.  SEE SPC
MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 720 FOR INITIAL METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES SOUTH
SOUTHWEST OF KEARNEY NEBRASKA TO 30 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
BURWELL NEBRASKA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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 204...WW 205...WW
206...WW 207...WW 208...

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 27030.


...EDWARDS



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