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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 282
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 282
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   350 PM CDT Sat May 28 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Oklahoma
     Northwest Texas and the southeast Texas Panhandle

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 350 PM until
     1000 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...High-based thunderstorm development is expected this
   afternoon along a dryline from northwest Texas into the southeast
   Texas Panhandle, and storms will spread eastward into southwest
   Oklahoma this evening.  The storm environment is favorable for
   intense downdrafts and severe outflow winds up to 75 mph, while
   isolated large hail up to 1.5 inches in diameter may also occur with
   any high-based supercells.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north northwest
   of Clinton OK to 95 miles south of Childress TX. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 281...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   27020.

   ...Thompson
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