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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 336
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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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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 336
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   440 PM MDT Sun Aug 12 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Central and southern Arizona

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon from 440 PM until Midnight MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible

   SUMMARY...Storm clusters should develop west-southwest off the
   Mogollon Rim across parts of the Gila Valley this evening,
   potentially including the Phoenix metro area. Strong to severe wind
   gusts are the main hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles north and south of a line from 80 miles west northwest
   of Gila Bend AZ to 70 miles east northeast of Phoenix AZ. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   07025.

   ...Grams
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