SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 672



WW 672 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 092330Z – 100800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 672
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
630 PM CDT Wed Oct 9 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Western, central and northern Oklahoma
  Northwest Texas and eastern Texas Panhandle

* Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 630 PM
  until 300 AM 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...Gradual development and intensification of thunderstorms
is expected over the next few hours over the western parts of the
watch area, with resulting activity expanding/shifting northeastward
through this evening.  Large hail and damaging gusts are the main
threats, but a tornado cannot be ruled out.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles north
northwest of Childress TX to 45 miles east southeast of Enid OK. 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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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 550. Mean storm motion vector
23030.

...Edwards

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