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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 256
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WW0256 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 256
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   615 PM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
     SOUTHWEST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 615 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF HOBBS NEW MEXICO TO 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF WINK
   TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 252...WW 253...WW
   254...WW 255...

   DISCUSSION...ISOLD TSTMS CAPABLE OF HIGH WIND AND LARGE HAIL MAY
   CONTINUE TO FORM OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN SW OF THE PECOS RVR AND
   MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY N OR NE INTO MOIST/VERY WARM LOW-LVL ELY FLOW
   ACROSS THE PERMIAN BASIN. OTHER SVR STORMS/POSSIBLE SUPERCELLS MAY
   MOVE/DEVELOP SEWD INTO SE NM AND THE NWRN PERMIAN BASIN FROM E CNTRL
   NM LATER TNGT.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 20020.


   ...CORFIDI
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