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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 29
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WW0029 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 29
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   220 PM CDT SAT MAR 15 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 220 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS LIKELY WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL
       EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A FEW DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF BROWNWOOD TEXAS TO 55 MILES NORTHEAST OF ARDMORE
   OKLAHOMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS NOW FORMING/STRENGTHENING IN WRN N TX AND OVER
   WRN PARTS OF THE HILL COUNTRY SHOULD FURTHER STRENGTHEN AND INCREASE
   IN ORGANIZATION/SUSTENANCE AS ASSOCIATED W TX UPR IMPULSE ASSUMES
   MORE OF A NEUTRAL TILT AND CONTINUES ENE TOWARD/ACROSS WW REGION.
   AREA VWP DATA SHOW ASSOCIATED INCREASE IN LOW/MID-LVL WIND FIELD
   THAT SUGGESTS POTENTIAL FOR THE EVENTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF A FEW
   EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF SVR HAIL AND PERHAPS DMGG WIND. THE
   ACTIVITY MAY MERGE INTO A SMALL MCS THAT CONTINUES MAINLY ENE INTO
   NE TX/S CNTRL AND SE OK THROUGH MID-EVE.

   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 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 23035.


   ...CORFIDI
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