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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 251
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WW0251 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL1

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 251
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1125 PM CDT FRI JUN 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 1125 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES EAST
   SOUTHEAST OF FORT SILL OKLAHOMA TO 15 MILES NORTH OF BARTLESVILLE
   OKLAHOMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 247...WW 248...WW
   249...WW 250...

   DISCUSSION...WRN OK SQLN WITH EMBEDDED LEWPS AND LOW-AMPLITUDE
   BOWS/SUPERCELLS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE GENERALLY EWD THROUGH EARLY
   SAT. STRONGEST UPDRAFTS MAY TEND TO BUILD SLIGHTLY S OF E WITH TIME
   AS SQLN FURTHER ENCOUNTERS THETA-E GRADIENT/OLD OUTFLOW BOUNDARY
   STALLED ROUGHLY WNW-ESE FROM W CNTRL TO S CNTRL OK. UPLIFT IN EXIT
   REGION OF 30-35 KT SLY LLJ SHOULD CONTINUE TO PROMOTE STRONG STORM
   DEVELOPMENT...WITH FAIRLY HIGH PW /AOA 1.25 IN/ AUGMENTING RISK FOR
   DMGG SFC GUSTS. ALSO...A TORNADO OR TWO CANNOT BE RULED OUT IN
   ASSOCIATION WITH EMBEDDED MESOVORTICES.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 600. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...CORFIDI
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