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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 35
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 35
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1255 AM CDT Sat Mar 30 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Arkansas
     Southwest Missouri
     Central and northeast Oklahoma

   * Effective this Saturday morning from 1255 AM until 800 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Elevated thunderstorms are forming across northwest
   Oklahoma and the storms should increase in coverage and intensity
   through the early morning hours.  Large hail will be the primary
   severe threat with the initial storms across central Oklahoma,
   though isolated damaging gusts will become possible later and
   farther east across extreme northeast Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas
   and southwest Missouri.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles north and south of a line from 60 miles northwest of
   Fort Sill OK to 40 miles east northeast of Fayetteville AR. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 500. Mean storm motion vector
   26040.

   ...Thompson
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