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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for IN,KY,OH,TN
WW 133 SEVERE TSTM IN KY OH TN 011835Z - 020100Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 133
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
135 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  SOUTHERN INDIANA
  MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  EXTREME SOUTHWEST OHIO
  PARTS OF WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 135 PM UNTIL
  800 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE DEVELOPING FROM WESTERN TENNESSEE TO
WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA...AND THESE STORMS SHOULD
INCREASE SOME IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON WHILE
SPREADING EASTWARD.  THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED DAMAGING GUSTS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH
NORTHWEST OF LEXINGTON KENTUCKY TO 35 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JACKSON
TENNESSEE.  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.

&&

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 50
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 27030.


...THOMPSON

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