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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 19
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 19
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1235 PM CDT Mon Mar 26 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southern Oklahoma
     Texas Big Country

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 1235 PM until
     900 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
       inches in diameter likely
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered storms will develop along a dryline this
   afternoon. Large hail will be the primary hazard initially, with a
   mix of severe wind/hail possible into the evening as storms evolve
   into east-northeast moving clusters.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles east northeast
   of Chickasha OK to 35 miles west southwest of Abilene TX. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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
   3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   25035.

   ...Grams
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