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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 60
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 60
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1150 PM CDT Mon Mar 23 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southern Kansas
     Northern Oklahoma

   * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 1150 PM
     until 800 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are forecast to develop/strengthen across
   parts of northwestern OK and southwestern KS the next few hours. 
   Large hail will be the main threat early, and damaging wind may
   occur sporadically as the storms cluster and accelerate eastward
   near the KS/OK border.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles south of Dodge
   City KS to 55 miles east of Bartlesville OK. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector
   27035.

   ...Edwards
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