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Tornado Watch 518
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 518
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   610 PM CDT Sun Oct 10 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Oklahoma
     North central and central Texas

   * Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 610 PM
     until 200 AM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Storms are expected to intensify along a progressive
   Pacific cold front across northwest Texas and become severe as they
   continue through north central and central TX this evening. All
   severe hazards are possible with this activity.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 120 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 30 miles west of Brownwood TX to 50
   miles southeast of Durant OK. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 516...WW 517...

   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 24035.

   ...Dial
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