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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch 109
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High High
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 109
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   230 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL THROUGH NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
   OKLAHOMA
     WEST CENTRAL THROUGH NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON FROM 230 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT
     CDT.

   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES AND A FEW INTENSE TORNADOES LIKELY
     WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL AND SCATTERED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 4
       INCHES IN DIAMETER EXPECTED
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...NUMEROUS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY FORM IN
   THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS OVER WESTERN PART OF WATCH...INCLUDING A FEW
   STRONG SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND...AND
   TORNADOES. THE STORMS SHOULD MERGE INTO BROKEN LINES AND
   CLUSTERS...WITH EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS CONTINUING TO POSE A RISK FOR
   VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND.. AND A FEW TORNADOES AS THEY
   MOVE/DEVELOP EAST-NORTHEAST INTO TONIGHT.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   PONCA CITY OKLAHOMA TO 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF BROWNWOOD
   TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 106...WW 107...WW 108...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 4 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   600. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23040.


   ...CORFIDI
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