SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 2



WW 2 SEVERE TSTM TX CW 061900Z – 070100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 2
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
100 PM CST Wed Jan 6 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southeast Texas
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 100 PM
  until 700 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are forming along a cold front surging into
southeast Texas.  These storms will pose a risk of locally damaging
winds, large hail, and a tornado or two through the afternoon.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
statute miles either side of a line from 30 miles northwest of
Palacios TX to 50 miles east southeast 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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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 450. Mean storm motion vector
27035.

...Hart

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