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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for TX
WW 243 SEVERE TSTM TX 300635Z - 301500Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 243
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
135 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  WEST CENTRAL INTO NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING FROM 135 AM UNTIL 1000 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...MCS NOW EXITING THE TX SOUTH PLAINS SHOULD MOVE/DEVELOP
GENERALLY ESE THROUGH SUNRISE...WITH SOME ATTENDANT RISK FOR HAIL
AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH OF
BIG SPRING TEXAS TO 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF FORT WORTH TEXAS.
 FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 242...

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 29025.


...CORFIDI

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