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Tornado Watch 108
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL8
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 108
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   340 PM CDT MON APR 15 2013
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          PART OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
          PARTS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA
          PART OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS TEXAS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 340 PM UNTIL
   1100 PM CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS TO 20 MILES SOUTH OF MINERAL WELLS TEXAS. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
   
   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...SCATTERED INTENSE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED
   WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS...NEAR A SURFACE FRONT AND DRYLINE
   ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...BEFORE SLOWLY
   DEVELOPING NORTHEASTWARD THIS EVENING.  LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY
   DAMAGING WIND GUSTS MAY BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS
   INITIALLY...BUT...BY EARLY EVENING...THE RISK FOR TORNADOES PROBABLY
   WILL INCREASE WITH STRONGEST STORMS.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25030.
   
   
   ...KERR
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