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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 395
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 395
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   510 PM CDT WED JUL 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME EASTERN NEW MEXICO
     CENTRAL AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE
     CENTRAL AND WESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FROM 510 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT
     CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE TEXAS/NEW MEXICO LINE SHOULD POSE A
   THREAT FOR SEVERE GUSTS AND SPORADIC LARGE HAIL AS THEY CROSS THE
   REST OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO TO THEIR SOUTHEAST...AND ALSO PARTS OF
   THE PANHANDLES THROUGH THIS EVENING.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST
   OF DALHART TEXAS TO 45 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BORGER 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 30025.


   ...EDWARDS
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