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Tornado Watch 116
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 116
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   300 AM CDT Wed Apr 28 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Extreme northwestern Arkansas
     Southern and eastern Oklahoma
     Northwest and north-central Texas

   * Effective this Wednesday morning from 300 AM until 1000 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A loosely organized band of thunderstorms, with
   occasional, embedded supercells, will pose a threat for a few
   tornadoes and severe gusts.  Large hail is most probable from the
   Red River region southwestward.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 20 miles east southeast of Abilene TX
   to 35 miles west northwest of Fayetteville AR. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
   tornadoes and 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 115...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 22030.

   ...Edwards
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