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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 95
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WW0095 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 95
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   705 PM CDT SAT APR 16 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA
     NORTHWEST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 705 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE WATCH AREA AS WELL
   AS MOVE IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST DURING THE REMAINDER OF THIS
   EVENING...WITH THE MAIN THREATS BEING DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL. 
   A TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT...HOWEVER.  SEE SPC MESOSCALE
   DISCUSSION 398 FOR INITIAL METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
   WICHITA FALLS TEXAS TO 20 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF ALTUS
   OKLAHOMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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...CONTINUE...WW 93...WW 94...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 55
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 23025.


   ...EDWARDS
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