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THIS IS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK. TODAY OUR AWARENESS
WILL CENTER ON DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCE WIND GUSTS FROM 58 TO OVER 100 MPH. FOR THIS REASON YOU
SHOULD TREAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WARNINGS AS YOU WOULD A TORNADO.
IN ADDITION TO DAMAGING WINDS...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO
PRODUCE HAIL RANGING FROM THE SIZE OF QUARTERS UP TO THE SIZE OF
SOFTBALLS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.  KEEP TUNED TO ALL HAZARDS NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...COMMERCIAL TELEVISION OR RADIO. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WARNING MEANS THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING. IF A WARNING
IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA...YOU SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS...A BASEMENT IS BEST. ALWAYS BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING
WEATHER CONDITIONS.



















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