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Tornado Watch 210
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 210
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   345 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL KANSAS
     NORTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 345 PM
     UNTIL 900 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM OVER NORTHERN
   OK AND CENTRAL KS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG THE DRYLINE.  WHILE ONLY A
   FEW STORMS MAY FORM...THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR VERY LARGE HAIL
   AND ISOLATED TORNADOES WITH THOSE CELLS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   MANHATTAN KANSAS TO 35 MILES SOUTH OF PONCA CITY OKLAHOMA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...HART
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