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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 331
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WW0331 Radar
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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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 331
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   600 PM CDT Wed Jun 14 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Oklahoma
     West/southwest Texas

   * Effective this Wednesday night from 600 PM until Midnight CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to
   develop near a dryline within a hot and relatively moist/unstable
   environment. A few supercells capable of large hail and
   severe-caliber wind gusts are expected this evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest
   of Altus OK to 70 miles south southwest of Midland TX. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 328...WW 329...WW 330...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   29020.

   ...Guyer
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