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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 468
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 468
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   825 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND FAR WESTERN OKLAHOMA
     THE TEXAS PANHANDLE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 825 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS THAT HAVE FORMED AND PERSISTED OVER THE FAR
   WRN OK AND FAR NW TX PANHANDLE OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS ARE EXPECTED
   TO MOVE / DEVELOP GENERALLY E/SE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. THE STORMS
   COULD EVOLVE INTO A CLUSTER...WITH EMBEDDED STORMS POSING A RISK FOR
   LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...HAIL...AND PERHAPS A BRIEF TORNADO.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES EAST
   NORTHEAST OF GUYMON OKLAHOMA TO 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF AMARILLO
   TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 30020.


   ...CORFIDI
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