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Tornado Watch 765
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WW0765 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL5
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 765...CORRECTED
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   110 AM CST FRI DEC 31 2010
   
   CORRECTED TO ELIMINATE ACCIDENTAL INCLUSION OF A COUNTY IN THE TX PANHANDLE
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
          SOUTHEAST KANSAS
          SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MISSOURI
          NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 110 AM UNTIL 800 AM CST.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS
   TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTH OF GROVE
   OKLAHOMA TO 35 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF VICHY MISSOURI.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
   
   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.
   
   DISCUSSION...TSTMS EXPECTED TO PERSIST IN MOIST AXIS INVOF WEAK LEAD
   IMPULSE MOVING RAPIDLY NE AHEAD OF MAIN SHORTWAVE TROUGH NOW
   ENTERING WRN OK /REF MCD 2156/.  STRENGTH OF LOW LVL
   SHEAR...CONTINUED LOW LVL MOISTENING...AND DAMAGE REPORTS ASSOCIATED
   WITH STRONGLY ROTATING STORMS IN PAST HOUR SUGGEST POTENTIAL FOR ONE
   OR TWO TORNADOES.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24045.
   
   
   ...CORFIDI
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