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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 132
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 132
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1150 PM CDT THU APR 12 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SMALL PART OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
          SMALL PART OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA
          NORTHWEST TEXAS INCLUDING SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING FROM 1150 PM
   UNTIL 700 AM CDT.
   
   HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70
   MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 115
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   CHILDRESS TEXAS TO 55 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF SAN ANGELO TEXAS. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
   
   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...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 131. WATCH NUMBER 131 WILL NOT
   BE IN EFFECT AFTER 1150 PM CDT. 
   
   DISCUSSION...MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY CONTINUES TO INCREASE ACROSS
   WATCH AREA ON 50KT LOW LEVEL JET. WITH APPROACH OF STRONG UPPER
   SYSTEM OVER AZ...EXPECT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE ACROSS SRN
   PANHANDLE AND DEVELOP SOUTHWARD IN RESPONSE TO LARGE SCALE ASCENT
   WITH APPROACHING TROUGH.  SUPERCELLS ARE LIKELY GIVEN VERY STRONG
   SHEAR AND STEEP LAPSE RATES SUPPORTING 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 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 24035.
   
   
   ...HALES
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