Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 463
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
625 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
  LAKE HURON
  LAKE MICHIGAN

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 625 PM
  UNTIL 200 AM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT
    GUSTS TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE
  WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
    EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...W-E ORIENTED SQUALL LINE NOW EXTENDING FROM E CENTRAL WI
TO THE MI THUMB...WITH EMBEDDED BOW ECHOES AND SUPERCELLS...EXPECTED
TO MOVE GENERALLY ESE THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.  ADDITIONAL STORMS
MAY FORM AHEAD OF THE LINE IN CENTRAL LOWER MI. POTENTIAL WILL EXIST
FOR NUMEROUS SWATHS OF DAMAGING WIND...AND POSSIBLY A BRIEF TORNADO
OR TWO...IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH OF
SAGINAW MICHIGAN TO 30 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF KALAMAZOO
MICHIGAN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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 462...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 29040.


...CORFIDI


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