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Tornado Watch 694
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WW0694 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 694
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   930 AM MST WED OCT 6 2010
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          LARGE PART OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ARIZONA
          PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN UTAH
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 930 AM UNTIL
   500 PM MST.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 2 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 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   WINSLOW ARIZONA TO 30 MILES NORTHWEST OF HANKSVILLE UTAH.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
   
   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 SEVERE
   THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 692...TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 693. WATCH
   NUMBER 692 693 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER 930 AM MST. 
   
   DISCUSSION...SHORTWAVE TROUGH OVER SRN AZ WILL LIFT NNEWD THROUGH
   THE DAY AND MAINTAIN NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS.  DEEP LAYER SHEAR AND
   MUCAPES FROM 500 TO 1000 J/KG WILL CONTINUE TO BE SUPPORTIVE OF 
   SUPERCELLS.  WHILE SEVERE HAIL SHOULD BE THE PRIMARY THREAT...
   BACKED LOW LEVEL WINDS THAT VEER AND STRENGTHEN WITH HEIGHT PLUS
   MOIST BOUNDARY LAYER WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR A FEW TORNADOES.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 20040.
   
   
   ...IMY
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