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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 65
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
640 PM CST Sat Mar 11 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 640 PM
until 200 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms forming over southeast Oklahoma will track
east-southeastward through the evening, posing a risk of large hail
and perhaps damaging wind gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles southwest of
Mcalester OK to 45 miles northeast of El Dorado AR. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector