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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 14
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 14
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   940 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWESTERN...CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA
     SMALL PART OF NORTHWEST TEXAS NEAR THE RED RIVER

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 940 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH OF
   CLINTON OKLAHOMA TO 20 MILES NORTH OF POTEAU OKLAHOMA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 11. WATCH NUMBER 11 WILL NOT BE
   IN EFFECT AFTER 940 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 9...WW 13...

   DISCUSSION...SVR POTENTIAL FCST TO PERSIST FOR AT LEAST A FEW MORE
   HOURS THROUGH LATE EVENING AS MLCINH SLOWLY INCREASES...BUT
   SUFFICIENT MOISTURE AND STORM-RELATIVE INFLOW EXISTS JUST ABOVE SFC
   TO SUPPORT LARGE HAIL/ISOLATED DAMAGING-GUST RISK.  REF SPC
   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 172 FOR INITIAL/NEAR-TERM METEOROLOGICAL
   GUIDANCE.

   AVIATION...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 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27025.


   ...EDWARDS
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