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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 335
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WW0335 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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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 335
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   500 PM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTH PLAINS AND SOUTHERN PANHANDLE REGIONS OF TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON FROM 500 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT
     CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH OF
   LUBBOCK TEXAS TO 35 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF AMARILLO TEXAS.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 334...

   DISCUSSION...INITIALLY WIDELY SCATTERED DISCRETE/CLUSTERED TSTMS
   INVOF NM BORDER MAY AGGREGATE COLD POOLS WITH CONVECTION POTENTIALLY
   GROWING UPSCALE AND ACCELERATING EWD INTO VERY UNSTABLE
   BOUNDARY-LAYER REGIME.  ALTHOUGH EFFECTIVE-SHEAR MAGNITUDES WILL
   REMAIN ONLY IN 20-30-KT RANGE...FORWARD-PROPAGATION AND RELATED
   FORCED ASCENT SHOULD AID IN THREAT FOR INCREASED ORGANIZATION AND
   WIND-DAMAGE RISK.  ISOLATED/MESSY SUPERCELL STRUCTURES MAY PERSIST
   FOR ANOTHER HOUR OR TWO AS WELL...WITH LARGE HAIL A DISTINCT RISK
   DURING THAT PHASE.

   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 27025.


   ...EDWARDS
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