Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 201
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1145 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  WESTERN OKLAHOMA
  EASTERN PANHANDLE OF TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 1145 PM
  UNTIL 500 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

SUMMARY...LOOSELY ORGANIZED BUT INTERMITTENTLY SEVERE AREA OF
THUNDERSTORMS MAY SPREAD NORTHWARD AND NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE
WATCH AREA...AS WE GO DEEPER INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.  THE MAIN
THREAT WILL BE LARGE HAIL...AND A FEW DAMAGING OR SEVERE GUSTS ALSO
ARE POSSIBLE.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 110 MILES WEST NORTHWEST
OF CLINTON OKLAHOMA TO 35 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF ALTUS OKLAHOMA.
 FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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.

&&

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 24015.


...EDWARDS



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