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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 57
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 57
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   345 PM CDT Mon Apr 30 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Far western Oklahoma
     Western Texas

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until
     1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter
       possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Isolated to widely scattered storms are expected to
   develop along the dryline during the early evening with primarily a
   risk for large hail and damaging wind through late evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles east of Fort
   Stockton TX to 45 miles north northwest of Gage OK. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   22025.

   ...Grams
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