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Tornado Watch 95
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 95
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   255 PM CDT WED APR 22 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA
     WEST AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 255 PM
     UNTIL 1000 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP WEST OF
   AMARILLO.  THESE STORMS WILL TRACK EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE
   AFTERNOON AND EVENING INTO AN AREA OF INCREASINGLY MOIST/UNSTABLE
   AIR.  SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND A
   FEW TORNADOES ARE EXPECTED.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 85 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   PLAINVIEW TEXAS TO 50 MILES SOUTH OF WICHITA FALLS TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 94...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 28030.


   ...HART
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