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Tornado Watch 676
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 676
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   700 PM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Arkansas
     Far northwest Louisiana
     Far southeast Oklahoma
     North-central and northeast Texas

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 700 PM
     until 200 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
       inches in diameter likely
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 80 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Multiple discrete supercells are expected to persist this
   evening with a primary initial risk of very large hail. Tornado
   threat should increase into late evening. A second round of more
   widespread thunderstorms will form across north-central Texas
   towards midnight with a risk of all severe hazards continuing into
   the overnight.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 20 miles north northwest of
   Stephenville TX to 50 miles east southeast of Texarkana AR. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 25040.

   ...Grams
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