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Tornado Watch 252
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WW0252 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 252
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   630 PM CDT MON JUN 13 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE
     THE TEXAS PANHANDLE AND NORTHERN PARTS OF THE TEXAS SOUTH PLAINS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 630 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING A FEW
   SUPERCELLS WITH VERY LARGE HAIL...LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...AND A
   COUPLE TORNADOS...EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE TX PANHANDLE REGION
   THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...WITH A GENERAL EAST TO EAST-NORTHEAST MOTION
   OF OVERALL THREAT.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF GUYMON
   OKLAHOMA TO 65 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF AMARILLO TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 249...WW 250...WW 251...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24025.


   ...CORFIDI
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