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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 530
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WW0530 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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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 530
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   800 PM CDT SUN OCT 12 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS
     CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 800 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES NORTH OF
   PONCA CITY OKLAHOMA TO 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF ARDMORE
   OKLAHOMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 528...WW 529...

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
   INTENSITY TONIGHT ALONG AND AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT SWEEPING EWD
   ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. THOUGH THE 00Z OUN SOUNDING SHOWED A
   CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF CIN...COOLING ALOFT COUPLED WITH CONTINUED
   LOW-LEVEL MOISTENING SHOULD SUPPORT AIR MASS DESTABILIZATION AND CAP
   REMOVAL AMIDST A KINEMATIC ENVIRONMENT FEATURING A STRENGTHENING
   DEEP-LAYER WIND FIELD. AS SUCH...A RISK FOR SUPERCELLS AND BOWING
   STRUCTURES WILL EXIST WITH THE PRIMARY HAZARDS BEING DAMAGING WINDS
   AND LARGE HAIL.

   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.


   ...MEAD
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