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Tornado Watch 211
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WW0211 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 211
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1050 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
     WEST-CENTRAL INTO NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1050 AM UNTIL
     600 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A LARGE BOW ECHO THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX WILL RACE NORTHEAST
   ACROSS THE WATCH AREA TODAY PRODUCING WIDESPREAD...DESTRUCTIVE
   WINDS...A FEW TORNADOES AND LARGE HAIL.  OTHER STORMS...INCLUDING
   SUPERCELLS...MAY FORM AHEAD OF THE BOW WITH A RISK FOR LARGE HAIL
   AND A COUPLE OF TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   TEMPLE TEXAS TO 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF FORT SILL OKLAHOMA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 209...WW 210...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   600. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...MEAD
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