SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 98



WW 98 SEVERE TSTM TX 241650Z – 250000Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 98
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1150 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Parts of south central Texas and the Hill Country

* Effective this Wednesday morning and evening from 1150 AM until
  700 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...Mainly elevated thunderstorms are expected to continue
developing through the afternoon, with large hail the main threat. 
Isolated damaging gusts, and perhaps a tornado, will be possible
with storms closer to the outflow boundary that will sag southward
near the southern edge of the watch area.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 80 miles west northwest
of Cotulla TX to 50 miles east southeast of Austin TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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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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
23030.

...Thompson

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