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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 2:55 PM CDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 02, 2015


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
central and western lower Michigan
central and southern Wisconsin
Lake Michigan

* effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
widespread damaging winds likely 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... thunderstorms will intensify over Wisconsin this afternoon
and track rapidly east-southeastward across the watch area.
Parameters are favorable for bowing storms capable of damaging winds
and large hail. A few tornadoes are also possible.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles southwest
of Camp Douglas Wisconsin to 30 miles northeast of Lansing
Michigan. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou2).

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 461...

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 500. Mean storm
motion vector 28035.


... Hart


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