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Tornado Watch 194
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 194
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   110 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA
     WESTERN NORTH TEXAS INTO THE SOUTH PLAINS AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
   THE PANHANDLE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 110 PM UNTIL
     700 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SEVERE STORMS ARE FORECAST TO EVOLVE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
   THE TEXAS PANHANDLE AND SOUTH PLAINS REGION EAST INTO SOUTHWESTERN
   OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...ALONG AND SOUTH OF
   THE BAND OF STORMS CURRENTLY ONGOING ACROSS WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND
   ADJACENT NORTHWESTERN TEXAS.  LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS
   WILL BE POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH A FEW TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES WEST OF PLAINVIEW
   TEXAS TO 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FORT SILL OKLAHOMA.  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.

   &&

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 55 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22030.


   ...GOSS
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