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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 750
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WW0750 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 750
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   400 PM CDT WED SEP 30 2009
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          PARTS OF SOUTHERN KANSAS
          PARTS OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA
          EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 400 PM UNTIL
   1100 PM CDT.
   
   HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70
   MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF HUTCHINSON KANSAS TO 80 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
   CLINTON OKLAHOMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
   
   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.
   
   DISCUSSION...STRONG DOWN SLOPE WARMING HAS EFFECTIVELY REMOVED CAP
   ALONG DRY LINE.  WITH MOISTURE CONTINUING TO STREAM NW E OF DRY LN
   AND APPROACH OF A VERY STRONG UPPER TROUGH AND WIND FIELD...STORMS
   EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG AND E OF DRY LINE.  PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE
   LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AS STORMS MOVE EWD OFF DRY LINE.
   
   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 24035.
   
   
   ...HALES
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