SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 31



WW 31 SEVERE TSTM OK 232045Z – 240300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 31
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
345 PM CDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Central Oklahoma

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until
  1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...A few severe thunderstorms are expected to form this
afternoon across the watch area, posing a risk of large hail.  An
isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north of
Chandler OK to 10 miles west of Durant OK. 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.

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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 450. Mean storm motion vector
25030.

...Hart

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