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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for TX
WW 219 SEVERE TSTM TX 270030Z - 270600Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 219
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
730 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING FROM 730 PM
  UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER
    POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...PARTICULARLY NEAR AND JUST EAST OF A PRIOR OUTFLOW
BOUNDARY...THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY AND SPREAD
GENERALLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD THIS EVENING ACROSS PARTS OF
NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTH OF
MINERAL WELLS TEXAS TO 50 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BROWNWOOD TEXAS. 
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 213...WW 214...WW
215...WW 216...WW 217...WW 218...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 24025.


...GUYER

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Tornado Watch in Effect for KS,OK,TX
WW 214 TORNADO KS OK TX 261830Z - 270300Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 214
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
130 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  CENTRAL AND EASTERN KANSAS
  WESTERN OKLAHOMA
  WESTERN NORTH TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 130 PM UNTIL
  1000 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SEVERAL TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES LIKELY
  WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
    EVENTS TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY

SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE RAPIDLY DEVELOPING OVER PARTS OF
SOUTH-CENTRAL KS...AND ALONG THE DRYLINE OVER WESTERN OK.  IT
APPEARS SEVERAL ROUNDS OF STORMS MAY AFFECT THE WATCH AREA
TODAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY LARGE HAIL AND TORNADOES. 
STRONG TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 115 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
GAGE OKLAHOMA TO 15 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF TOPEKA KANSAS.  FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 213...

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24030.


...HART

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