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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued when severe weather has been reported or is being indicated by Doppler radar. Warnings indicate imminent danger and the appropriate action should be taken. A warning is issued when a thunderstorm may produce wind gusts over 55 mph/88 kph and/or ¾"/2 cm or larger hail.

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