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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 673
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WW0673 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 673
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1250 PM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Arkansas
     Southeast Kansas
     Southwest Missouri
     Eastern Oklahoma
     North Texas

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 1250 PM
     until 800 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify this afternoon
   along and ahead of a cold front over Oklahoma and Kansas.  Storms
   will spread across the watch area through the afternoon, posing a
   risk of damaging wind gusts and hail.  An isolated tornado or two is
   also possible.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles west southwest
   of Sherman TX to 35 miles west northwest of Fort Leonard Wood MO.
   For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
   outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   25035.

   ...Hart
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