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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 1
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL1

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 1
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   745 AM CST Fri Jan 10 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     South-central and southeast Kansas
     West-central and northern Oklahoma

   * Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 745 AM until
     200 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A few elevated supercells are expected through at least
   midday, spreading northeast from west-central Oklahoma. Large hail
   will be the primary hazard initially. A transition to surface-based
   supercells may occur during the early afternoon with the possibility

   for isolated damaging winds and a tornado as well.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles south southwest
   of Enid OK to 35 miles west northwest of Chanute KS. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to

   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
   22040.

   ...Grams
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