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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for OK,TX
WW 34 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 192205Z - 200600Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 34
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
405 PM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  southern Oklahoma
  west-central and western north Texas

* Effective this Sunday afternoon from 405 PM until Midnight CST.

* Primary threats include...
  Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms should gradually intensify through early
evening across west-central and western north Texas into southern
OK. Damaging winds and severe hail will be possible, and wind
profiles could support a brief tornado risk across parts of north
Texas into southern Oklahoma.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles north northeast
of Wichita Falls TX to 20 miles south southwest of Junction TX. For
a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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.

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AVIATION...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 500. Mean storm motion vector
19025.

...Guyer

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