Saturday, April 1, 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 106

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 106
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   320 PM CDT Sat Apr 1 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Texas Big Country

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 320 PM until
     1000 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will form this afternoon over parts of
   western North TX and spread across the watch area.  The most intense
   storms will be capable of large hail and damaging winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles east and west of a line from 70 miles north of Abilene
   TX to 25 miles southeast of San Angelo TX. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU6).

   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 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   22030.

   ...Hart 
 
 
 

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