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SEL9 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 199 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1110 AM MDT Tue May 9 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Southeast Colorado Northern and central New Mexico * Effective this Tuesday morning and evening from 1110 AM until 600 PM MDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will continue to intensify over the mountains of northern NM and southern CO, and eventually spread northeastward across the watch area. Large hail is the primary threat. However, a few supercells capable of a tornado or two may also occur this afternoon. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles south southeast of Corona NM to 25 miles east northeast of Pueblo CO. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9). 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 450. Mean storm motion vector 24030. ...Hart