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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 304
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 304
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   235 PM MDT Fri Jun 3 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Colorado
     Eastern New Mexico
     Oklahoma Panhandle
     West and Northwest Texas

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
     1000 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop late this
   afternoon/early evening initially across southeast Colorado and
   eastern New Mexico, and subsequently spread east-southeastward
   toward the Oklahoma Panhandle and much of far west/northwest Texas
   including the western Texas Panhandle this evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
   statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles north northeast
   of La Junta CO to 35 miles west of Wink 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
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   29020.

   ...Guyer
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