Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Indiana, Michigan, Ohio)

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 467
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
235 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST INDIANA
SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
EXTREME NORTHWEST OHIO
LAKE ERIE

* EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 235 PM UNTIL
900 PM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTH
SOUTHWEST OF SOUTH BEND INDIANA TO 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
DETROIT MICHIGAN. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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.

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DISCUSSION…A BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN THIS
AFTERNOON WHILE MOVING EWD INTO A MODERATELY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT.
MLCAPE OF 1500-2000 J/KG AND 30-35 KT MIDLEVEL FLOW WILL SUPPORT THE
RISK FOR A FEW DAMAGING GUSTS AND ISOLATED LARGE HAIL WITH LINE
SEGMENTS AND MULTICELL CLUSTERS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON/EVENING.

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