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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 347
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 347
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   935 PM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Oklahoma

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 935 PM
     until 500 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter
       possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Relatively isolated severe thunderstorms, including a few
   supercells, ongoing across southern Kansas will continue to slowly
   spread south-southeastward into northern Oklahoma through the late
   evening and overnight hours. Isolated instances of large hail are
   possible and localized severe-caliber winds are a possibility.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 25
   statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles north
   northwest of Gage OK to 15 miles east southeast of Ponca City OK.
   For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
   outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 345...WW 346...

   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 600. Mean storm motion vector
   30025.

   ...Guyer
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