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Tornado Watch 759
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WW0759 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 759
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   440 PM CDT THU OCT 8 2009
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          PARTS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA
          PARTS OF NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON FROM 440 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   ABILENE TEXAS TO 30 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF POTEAU OKLAHOMA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
   
   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...CONTINUE...WW 758...
   
   DISCUSSION...SHEAR PROFILES ACROSS THE WARM SECTOR ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   SUPERCELLS WITH 40-50 KT LLJ. COUPLED WITH MLCAPES AOA 2500 J/KG AND
   LOW LCL/S ALONG WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS TORNADOES WILL BE
   POSSIBLE WITH ANY SUPERCELL THAT DEVELOPS ALONG AND AHEAD OF SLOWLY
   SEWD MOVING FRONTAL ZONE.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.
   
   
   ...HALES
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