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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 525
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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 525
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   325 PM CDT FRI OCT 10 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS
     SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
     NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 325 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM 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 NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF MINERAL WELLS TEXAS TO 75 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF DE
   QUEEN ARKANSAS.  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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ALONG AND
   IMMEDIATELY BEHIND A SURFACE FRONT AS IT SAGS SOUTH OF THE RED
   RIVER.  LARGE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH CONVECTION NORTH OF THE
   FRONT AND HAIL AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH
   ACTIVITY ALONG THE COLD FRONT.

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...DARROW
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