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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 526
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1105 PM CDT Tue Oct 12 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Western and Northern Oklahoma
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1105 PM
until 600 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Broken quasi-linear clusters of storms will move
east-northeastward across the region overnight. Damaging winds will
be possible through the overnight/early morning hours. A few mostly
brief tornadoes will also be a possibility given the unseasonably
high moisture content and robust low-level shear.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 15 miles north northwest of Alva OK to
20 miles west southwest of Altus OK. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 522...WW 523...WW
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 22035.