SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 565



WW 565 SEVERE TSTM OR 092135Z – 100500Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 565
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM PDT Fri Aug 9 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southwest and Central Oregon

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
  1000 PM PDT.

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

SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms will continue to intensify across
the watch area through the afternoon and early evening.  A few of
the storms are expected to become severe, with a risk of hail and
damaging wind gusts.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles west southwest
of Klamath Falls OR to 30 miles north northwest of Redmond OR. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

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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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 564...

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
18030.

...Hart

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