Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 97
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1020 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
  Parts of central and northeast Oklahoma
  Northwest Texas

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1020 PM
  until 500 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Initial bowing segment may persist with an attendant
damaging wind risk for another 1-2 hours into northeast Oklahoma
before weakening.  Otherwise, trailing band of strong/severe storms
will pose an occasional damaging wind/large hail risk across central
and southwest Oklahoma tonight, along with locally heavy rainfall
with training cells.  Late tonight, another line of storms in Texas
will spread northeastward into southern and central Oklahoma.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles west northwest
of Tulsa OK to 40 miles south of Wichita Falls TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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 95...WW 96...

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
24030.

...Thompson



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