SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 361



WW 361 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 152040Z – 160300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 361
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
340 PM CDT Sat Jun 15 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  western and northern Oklahoma
  northwest Texas

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 340 PM until
  1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
    mph likely
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Rapidly developing and intensifying thunderstorms are
expected across the region late this afternoon, accompanied by the
risk for severe hail and strong surface gusts.  Into early evening,
one or two larger clusters of storms are expected to eventually
evolve and may gradually pose a risk for more widespread damaging
wind gusts while spreading eastward.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles east and west of a line from 70 miles east northeast
of Borger TX to 55 miles west southwest of Abilene TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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 359...WW 360...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
25035.

...Kerr

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