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Tornado Watch 133
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 133
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   125 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN OKLAHOMA
     WESTERN NORTH TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 125 PM
     UNTIL 900 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
   SOUTHWEST OK AND WESTERN NORTH TX THIS AFTERNOON...WITH MORE
   ISOLATED ACTIVITY POSSIBLE IN THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE WATCH. 
   ANY STORM THAT FORMS WILL POSE A RISK OF VERY LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING
   WINDS...AND PERHAPS TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
   MINERAL WELLS TEXAS TO 5 MILES NORTH OF ALVA OKLAHOMA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   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 24025.


   ...HART
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