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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 711
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1245 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 1245 PM until
700 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will continue to intensify this afternoon
and evening, while posing a threat for large hail, damaging winds,
and tornadoes. There is also a threat for strong tornadoes through
this evening with any supercells that can be sustained.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles west of Lufkin TX to 40
miles southeast of Monroe LA. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 350. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.