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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 191
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 191
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   320 PM CDT TUE MAY 27 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 320 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF SHERMAN TEXAS TO 75 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF TEMPLE
   TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 190...

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE/STRENGTH THROUGH
   EARLY EVE IN ZONE OF LOW-LVL CONFLUENCE AHEAD OF WEAK CONVERGENCE
   ZONE/TROUGH ROTATING SEWD THROUGH BASE OF RED RVR VLY UPR LOW /REF
   MCD 729/. AMPLE BUOYANCY APPEARS PRESENT FOR SVR HAIL THROUGHOUT
   WW...AND WNWLY DEEP SHEAR INCREASES WITH SWD EXTENT IN WW. THIS
   FURTHER SUGGESTS AN INCREASING POTENTIAL FOR SUPERCELLS...LARGER
   HAIL...AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO OR TWO IN SRN PART OF WW.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 30025.


   ...CORFIDI
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