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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
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
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
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.