SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 124



WW 124 SEVERE TSTM TX CW 031110Z – 031800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 124
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
610 AM CDT Fri May 3 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Deep South Texas
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 610 AM until
  100 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...A cluster of thunderstorms near Laredo will continue to
develop and move east-southeast across portions of Deep South Texas.
Severe gusts and large hail are the primary severe hazards.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 100 miles northwest of
Mcallen TX to 55 miles north northeast of Brownsville TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 550. Mean storm motion vector
29030.

...Smith/Edwards

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