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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 69
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 69
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   520 AM CDT Thu May 3 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     southern Oklahoma
     north Texas

   * Effective this Thursday morning from 520 AM until 1100 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A line of severe thunderstorms will continue to develop
   eastward across northwest into north Texas, and across the Red River
   into Oklahoma. Damaging winds are likely, with a brief tornado or
   two possible.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
   statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles south southeast
   of Wichita Falls TX to 40 miles north northwest of Ardmore OK. 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 68...

   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 550. Mean storm motion vector
   25545.

   ...Jewell
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