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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 196
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
845 PM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA
  NORTHWEST TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 845 PM
  UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...SUPERCELLS AND OTHER NEIGHBORING STORMS HAVE AGGREGATED
INTO A LARGE CLUSTER ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE REGION.
 A COLD POOL IS INCREASINGLY EVIDENT IN WEST TEXAS MESONET DATA IN
THE TRAILING AIR MASS...AND AN MCV ALSO APPEARS TO BE DEVELOPING.
THESE FACTORS...ALONG WITH OTHERS COVERED IN SPC MESOSCALE
DISCUSSION 684...SUGGEST POTENTIAL FOR THE COMPLEX TO SHIFT DOWN THE
RED RIVER VALLEY AND PRODUCE OCCASIONALLY DAMAGING WIND...AS WELL AS
SOME HAIL.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES WEST
SOUTHWEST OF ALTUS OKLAHOMA TO 35 MILES EAST OF WICHITA FALLS
TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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 190...WW 191...WW
192...WW 193...WW 194...WW 195...

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 550. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 28025.


...EDWARDS


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