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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 289
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 289
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1205 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western Arkansas
     Far southeast Kansas
     Southwest Missouri
     Eastern Oklahoma
     North Texas

   * Effective this Sunday morning from 1205 AM until 700 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A linear complex of storms across southern Oklahoma will
   continue east and southeastward overnight toward north Texas and
   western Arkansas, while other more isolated and more elevated storms
   move into other parts of western Oklahoma and southwest Missouri.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles east southeast
   of Fayetteville AR to 20 miles west southwest of Ardmore OK. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 279...WW 280...WW
   282...WW 284...WW 285...WW 286...WW 287...WW 288...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   27025.

   ...Guyer
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