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Tornado Watch 192
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WW0192 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 192
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   340 PM CDT TUE MAY 27 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTH TEXAS
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 340 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   AUSTIN TEXAS TO 35 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 190...WW 191...

   DISCUSSION...SCTD TSTMS/SUPERCELLS EXPECTED TO FORM INVOF MCS
   OUTFLOW BOUNDARY INTERSECTIONS OVER S TX THROUGH EARLY-MID EVE. WITH
   SFC HEATING AND CONTINUED MOISTURE INFLOW HAVING BOOSTED BUOYANCY ON
   IMMEDIATE COOL SIDE OF THE BOUNDARIES...STORMS THAT INITIATE ALONG
   OR JUST W OF BOUNDARIES MAY DEVELOP ENHANCED LOW-LVL MESOCYCLONES
   AND A POTENTIAL FOR LARGE HAIL/LOCALLY DMGG WIND GIVEN FAVORABLE
   ORIENTATION OF BOUNDARY SEGMENTS WITH RESPECT TO WNWLY DEEP SHEAR.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 30025.


   ...CORFIDI
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