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Tornado Watch 102
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WW0102 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 102
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   300 PM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN KANSAS
     NORTHERN OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 300 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
       EVENTS TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A FEW SUPERCELL STORMS WITH A THREAT FOR VERY LARGE
   HAIL...LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...AND A TORNADO OR TWO EXPECTED TO
   DEVELOP AND MOVE GENERALLY EAST-NORTHEAST ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN
   KANSAS LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A MORE ISOLATED SEVERE THREAT
   SOUTHWARD INTO PARTS OF OKLAHOMA ALSO MAY PERSIST THROUGH LATER
   TONIGHT.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTH OF MANHATTAN
   KANSAS TO 25 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF ENID OKLAHOMA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 101...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...CORFIDI
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