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Tornado Watch 124
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WW0124 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 124
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1045 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     PARTS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 1045 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW 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

   SUMMARY...CLUSTER OF SUPERCELLS JUST SW OF DFW METROPLEX MAY PERSIST
   FOR ANOTHER COUPLE OF HOURS...WITH A CONTINUED RISK FOR LARGE HAIL
   AND A FEW TORNADOES.  AFTER MIDNIGHT...THE CONVECTION SHOULD BEGIN
   TO MOVE MORE CLEARLY EWD AS THE PACIFIC COLD FRONT CONVECTION
   OVERTAKES THE SUPERCELLS FROM THE W.  LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS
   WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   CORSICANA TEXAS TO 50 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF TEMPLE TEXAS.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 121. WATCH NUMBER 121 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   1045 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 123...

   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 27020.


   ...THOMPSON
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