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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 371
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WW0371 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 371
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   810 PM CDT Tue Jul 14 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwestern Kansas
     Northwestern Oklahoma and central to eastern Oklahoma Panhandle
     North-central to northeastern Texas Panhandle

   * Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 810 PM
     until 300 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
       mph possible
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Clusters of severe thunderstorms initially over
   southeastern Colorado and the Texas/Oklahoma Panhandles will pose a
   severe-wind threat as they move across the watch area this evening,
   with isolated large hail also possible.  A few gusts to hurricane
   force (65+ kt) are possible.  Additional storms may form on the
   merging outflows of these complexes over southwestern Kansas, also
   offering severe hail/gusts.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
   statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles west of
   Elkhart KS to 5 miles southeast of Medicine Lodge KS. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 369...WW 370...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   27030.

   ...Edwards
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