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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 154
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 154
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   205 PM CDT MON MAY 9 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN KANSAS
     NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

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

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 3
       INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL OK AND
   CENTRAL KS...TRACKING NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS
   AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.  PARAMETERS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.  AN
   ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF CHANDLER OKLAHOMA TO 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF CONCORDIA
   KANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
   FAVORABLE FOR 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. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
   DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

   &&

   AVIATION...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 24030.


   ...HART
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