SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 152



WW 152 SEVERE TSTM TX 081755Z – 090100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 152
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1255 PM CDT Wed May 8 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  East-Central Texas

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 1255 PM
  until 800 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...A well-organized convective line will continue a general
eastward progression within a moist and increasingly unstable air
mass. This line, and perhaps a couple of semi-discrete storms ahead
of it, may pose a damaging wind, and possibly some tornado, risk
through the afternoon/early evening. A few storms could also produce
hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles south of
Temple TX to 45 miles north northeast of Huntsville TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

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 151...

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
24030.

...Guyer

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