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Tornado Watch 144
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 144
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   200 PM MDT FRI MAY 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
     NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 200 PM UNTIL
     900 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELLS
   CAPABLE OF HAIL AND TORNADOES...EXPECTED OVER WATCH AREA THROUGH
   MID-EVENING.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   COLORADO SPRINGS COLORADO TO 65 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF CLAYTON
   NEW MEXICO.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 142...WW 143...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23020.


   ...CORFIDI
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