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Tornado Watch 8
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WW0008 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 8
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   600 PM CST Sun Jan 15 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     central/north-central Texas

   * Effective this Sunday night from 600 PM until Midnight CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Isolated supercells will be possible generally near the
   I-35 corridor of central/north-central Texas this evening ahead of
   an east/northeastward-moving squall line across west-central Texas.
   Sufficient low-level moisture and shear will support the possibility
   of a couple of tornadoes aside from damaging winds.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 10 miles north northeast of Fort Worth
   TX to 45 miles west of New Braunfels TX. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 7...

   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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Guyer
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