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WWUS20 KWNS 011943
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SPC WW 011943
KSZ000-MOZ000-OKZ000-020300-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 511
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
240 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  EAST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS
  CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI
  FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 240 PM
  UNTIL 1000 PM CDT.

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

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
EMPORIA KANSAS TO 65 MILES NORTHEAST OF VICHY MISSOURI.  FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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.

&&

DISCUSSION...TSTMS ARE RAPIDLY DEVELOPING ALONG AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY
OVER CNTRL MO AS WELL AS AHEAD OF A WEAK SURFACE LOW OVER SERN KS.
THE AMBIENT ENVIRONMENT IS SUPPORTIVE OF SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. A COUPLE OF TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE WITH ANY
STORMS THAT CAN FAVORABLY INTERACT WITH EXISTING OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES.

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 25030.


...MEAD



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