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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for IA,NE,SD
WW 211 SEVERE TSTM IA NE SD 260135Z - 260700Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 211
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
835 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  NORTHWEST IOWA
  SOUTH-CENTRAL THROUGH NORTHEAST NEBRASKA
  FAR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 835 PM
  UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...AREAS OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NOW FORMING ALONG AND AHEAD
OF SE-MOVING COLD FRONT IN CENTRAL NEBRASKA EXPECTED TO MOVE/DEVELOP
GENERALLY EAST ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY...WITH AN
ATTENDANT RISK FOR SEVERE HAIL AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES EAST
NORTHEAST OF YANKTON SOUTH DAKOTA TO 50 MILES SOUTH OF KEARNEY
NEBRASKA.  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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 210...

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.


...CORFIDI

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