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Tornado Watch 2
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WW0002 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 2
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1040 AM CST Fri Jan 10 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Arkansas
     Southwest Missouri
     Central and Eastern Oklahoma

   * Effective this Friday morning and evening from 1040 AM until
     600 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter likely

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are intensifying over central Oklahoma, and
   should spread eastward through the afternoon across the watch area. 
   Parameters are favorable for damaging winds and hail in the stronger
   cells, along with an increasing risk of tornadoes as the storms move
   eastward.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 20 miles west northwest of Grove OK to
   50 miles east southeast of Ardmore OK. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU2).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 1...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 23035.

   ...Hart
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