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Tornado Watch 133
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 133
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   350 PM CDT Mon May 3 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Oklahoma
     North-central Texas

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 350 PM until
     1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
       mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3.5
       inches in diameter likely

   SUMMARY...Intense supercells are expected to initiate along the
   dryline in north-central Texas and the surface front in southeast
   Oklahoma by about 6 PM CDT. Very large hail will be the primary
   initial threat, but tornadoes and significant severe winds will be
   possible as well. Supercells should grow upscale into one or more
   clusters with an increasing risk of damaging winds this evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 10 miles northeast of Muskogee OK to 40
   miles southwest of Waco TX. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 128...WW 129...WW
   130...WW 131...WW 132...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean
   storm motion vector 25030.

   ...Grams
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