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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 238
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WW0238 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 238
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   705 AM CDT FRI JUN 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 705 AM UNTIL NOON CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF CHANDLER OKLAHOMA TO 10 MILES NORTH OF POTEAU
   OKLAHOMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 237...

   DISCUSSION...A BOWING LINE OF STORMS NOW CROSSING CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
   CONTINUES TO BECOME BETTER ORGANIZED WITH TIME...AS IT PROGRESSES
   THROUGH A MODERATELY UNSTABLE AIRMASS.  GIVEN FAVORABLE DOWNSTREAM
   INSTABILITY ALONG WITH DEEP-LAYER SHEAR SUPPORTIVE OF
   WELL-ORGANIZED/ EWD-PROPAGATING STORMS...EXPECT DAMAGING WINDS AND
   ISOLATED LARGE HAIL AS THE STORMS MOVE INTO/ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27040.


   ...GOSS
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