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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 363
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WW0363 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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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 363
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   540 PM CDT FRI JUN 27 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WEST AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 540
     PM UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
   DRYDEN TEXAS TO 50 MILES NORTHEAST OF PLAINVIEW TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 360...WW 361...WW 362...

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY EAST OF THE
   DRYLINE THIS EVENING AMIDST A MODERATE TO STRONGLY UNSTABLE
   ENVIRONMENT. DEEP-LAYER SHEAR WILL BE BOOSTED BY AN UPPER-LEVEL JET
   STREAK DIGGING INTO THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS...SUPPORTING SUPERCELL
   AND MULTICELL STORM MODES WITH A RISK FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
   WINDS.

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 28015.


   ...MEAD
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