SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 203



WW 203 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 221825Z – 230100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 203
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
125 PM CDT Fri May 22 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Far Southern Oklahoma
  Western North Texas

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 125 PM until
  800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
    inches in diameter likely
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon along
a remnant boundary, with supercells possible.  Very large hail is
the primary threat, although locally damaging winds or a brief
tornado are also possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 95 miles west southwest
of Wichita Falls TX to 45 miles northeast of Mineral Wells TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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 202...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
28030.

...Hart

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