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Tornado Watch 129
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WW0129 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 129
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   205 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 205 PM UNTIL
     800 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 3
       INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...ISOLATED INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
   OVER PARTS OF SOUTHWEST TX THIS AFTERNOON AND AFFECT THE WATCH AREA.
    INCREASING MOISTURE AND FAVORABLE WINDS ALOFT WILL POSE A RISK OF
   VERY LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTHWEST OF WINK
   TEXAS TO 40 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DRYDEN 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 128...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25030.


   ...HART
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