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WW 66 TORNADO IA IL MO 070250Z – 071000Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 66
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
850 PM CST Mon Mar 6 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Eastern Iowa
  Western Illinois
  Eastern Missouri

* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 850 PM
  until 400 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
    mph possible

SUMMARY...A fast-moving squall line will further accelerate
east-northeastward through the late evening and overnight hours,
posing a damaging wind and tornado risk across eastern portions of
Iowa and Missouri into western Illinois.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 15 miles east northeast of Dubuque IA
to 55 miles southwest of Farmington MO. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU6).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 61...WW 62...WW 63...WW
64...WW 65...

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24050.

...Guyer

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