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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Severe Thunderstorm Watch 260
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
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Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 260
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   235 PM CDT Sun May 19 2024

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western and Central Kansas
     Northwestern Oklahoma
     Northeastern Texas Panhandle

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
     1000 PM CDT.


   * Primary threats include...
     Widespread damaging winds expected with scattered significant
       gusts to 90 mph likely
     Widespread large hail expected with scattered very large hail
       events to 4 inches in diameter likely
     A few tornadoes possible

   SUMMARY...Numerous severe thunderstorms are expected to develop and
   track rapidly eastward across the watch area through the afternoon
   evening.  Supercells capable of giant hail, damaging winds, and
   isolated tornadoes will be the main threat early.  Storms will
   organize into multiple fast-moving bowing lines through the evening
   with a risk of widespread damaging winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 135
   statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles southwest of
   Alva OK to 45 miles northwest of Russell KS. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).


   REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
   favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce



   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   4 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 80 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector

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