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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 258
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WW0258 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 258
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   815 PM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA
     NORTHWEST AND NORTH TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 815 PM
     UNTIL 400 AM CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES WEST
   SOUTHWEST OF ALTUS OKLAHOMA TO 30 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF DURANT
   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 252...WW 253...WW
   254...WW 255...WW 256...WW 257...

   DISCUSSION...SCTD TSTMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
   POSSIBLY STRENGTH ALONG AND N OF SLOWLY-MOVING W-E OUTFLOW BOUNDARY
   NEAR THE RED RVR. COMBINATION OF APPRECIABLE CAPE...RICH
   MOISTURE...AND 25-30 KT WNWLY CLOUD-LAYER SHEAR MAY SUPPORT A FEW
   SUSTAINED STORMS/MODEST SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE
   HAIL...LOCALLY DMGG WIND...AND POSSIBLY A SHORT-LIVED TORNADO.

   AVIATION...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 29020.


   ...CORFIDI
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