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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 324
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 324
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   340 PM CDT Tue Jun 13 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Kansas
     Western Oklahoma
     Texas Panhandle

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 340 PM until
     1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Widespread large hail expected with isolated very large hail
       events to 4 inches in diameter likely
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to rapidly develop this
   afternoon over the watch area, posing a risk of large hail and
   damaging wind gusts.  Isolated giant hail reports are possible in
   the most intense storms.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles northeast of
   Dodge City KS to 50 miles south southeast of Lubbock TX. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 323...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   4 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   24030.

   ...Hart
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