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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 36
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 36
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1250 PM CDT FRI MAR 28 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1250 PM UNTIL
     700 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     NUMEROUS VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   PARIS TEXAS TO 30 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF AUSTIN TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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...THUNDERSTORMS ARE BEGINNING TO FORM ALONG THE SURFACE
   DRYLINE OVER WEST CENTRAL TX NEAR BWD.  THESE STORMS ARE LIKELY TO
   BECOME SEVERE...WITH SUPERCELL STRUCTURES PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND
   LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS.  STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD ACROSS THE
   WATCH AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 25035.


   ...HART
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