SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 210



WW 210 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 232005Z – 240300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 210
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
305 PM CDT Sat May 23 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Western Oklahoma
  Eastern Texas Panhandle

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 305 PM until
  1000 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 likely
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are forming along the dryline over the Texas
Panhandle, and should spread eastward across the watch area through
the early evening.  Very large hail will be possible, along with
locally damaging winds gusts.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 80 miles northeast of
Borger TX to 60 miles southeast of Lubbock TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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 207...WW 208...WW 209...

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
24035.

...Hart

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