SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 50



WW 50 SEVERE TSTM TX 131250Z – 132000Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 50
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
750 AM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Central and north-central Texas

* Effective this Saturday morning and afternoon from 750 AM until
  300 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
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...The elevated northern segment of a complex of
strong-severe thunderstorms initially over west-central Texas, and
north of a warm front, will pose a threat for hail and occasional
damaging gusts as it moves over the watch area.  A tornado cannot be
ruled out, especially over southern parts of the watch, as the air
mass destabilizes later this morning.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles either side of a line from 50 miles southwest of
Stephenville TX to 45 miles northeast of Corsicana TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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 48...WW 49...

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
24035.

...Edwards

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