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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 92
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WW0092 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 92
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   950 PM CDT FRI APR 15 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS
     OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE
     TEXAS PANHANDLE AND SOUTH PLAINS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 950 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DEVELOPING
   AND MOVING NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THIS PART OF THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
   HIGH PLAINS INTO THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD.  WHILE THE RISK OF A TORNADO
   OR TWO STILL EXISTS FOR ANOTHER COUPLE HOURS...THE THREAT WILL
   TRANSITION TO MORE HAIL- AND WIND-DOMINANT WITH TIME.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
   PLAINVIEW TEXAS TO 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF GARDEN CITY KANSAS.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 91. WATCH NUMBER 91 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT
   AFTER 950 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 90...

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 22025.


   ...EDWARDS
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