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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 539
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 539
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   130 AM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern and Central Texas

   * Effective this Wednesday morning from 130 AM until 800 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A line of storms will continue generally eastward
   overnight across a large part of north/central Texas, including
   toward the I-35 corridor and Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Damaging
   winds are the primary concern, but a brief tornado risk may also
   exist.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles east northeast
   of Sherman TX to 45 miles south southwest of Temple TX. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 537...WW 538...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
   cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
   27040.

   ...Guyer
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