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Tornado Watch 249
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WW0249 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 249
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   805 PM CDT FRI JUN 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 805 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   ALVA OKLAHOMA TO 45 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF CLINTON OKLAHOMA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 241...WW 242...WW
   243...WW 244...WW 245...WW 247...WW 248...

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS NOW OVER THE TX PANHANDLE...AND OTHERS EXPECTED
   TO FORM SHORTLY IN NW OK...EXPECTED TO MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY
   EWD...WITH AN ATTENDANT THREAT FOR DMGG WIND...LARGE HAIL...AND
   TORNADOES. ACTIVITY WILL BE PROMOTED BY WAA ASSOCIATED WITH EXIT
   REGION OF STRENGTHENING...MOIST...SLY LLJ. ACTIVITY MAY EVOLVE INTO
   A COMPLEX MCS CONTAINING LEWPS/BOWING SEGMENTS CAPABLE OF HIGH
   WIND/HAIL AND SHORT-LIVED TORNADOES LATER TNGT.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...CORFIDI
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