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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 174
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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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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 174
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   440 PM CDT Tue Jun 12 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western Oklahoma
     Texas Panhandle

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 440 PM until
     1100 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Isolated intense thunderstorms will drift slowly southward
   across the eastern Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma, while other
   storms move in from northeast New Mexico.  Large hail and damaging
   wind gusts will be possible with this activity.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles east northeast
   of Guymon OK to 40 miles south southwest of Childress TX. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 550. Mean storm motion vector
   30020.

   ...Hart
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