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Tornado Watch 711
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 711
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   225 PM CDT WED OCT 17 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS
          MUCH OF OKLAHOMA
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 225 PM UNTIL
   1000 PM CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   MEDICINE LODGE KANSAS TO 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DURANT OKLAHOMA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
   
   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.
   
   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 708. WATCH NUMBER 708 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   225 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 709...WW 710...
   
   DISCUSSION...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP ALONG AND E
   OF DRY LINE WRN OK. WITH STRONG SHEAR PROFILES IN PLACE AND AIR MASS
   REMAINING MDTLY UNSTABLE...SUPERCELLS INCLUDING TORNADOES ARE
   EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD EWD AHEAD OF VIGOROUS UPPER TROUGH.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23045.
   
   
   ...HALES
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