SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 152

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WW 152 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 210230Z - 211000Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 152 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 930 PM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of western and central Oklahoma nortwest Texas * Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 930 PM until 500 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 60 mph possible SUMMARY...Elevated storms capable of mainly large hail will develop through the evening into the overnight from northwest Texas into western and central Oklahoma. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles south southwest of Borger TX to 40 miles southeast of Oklahoma City 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. && AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector 24035. ...Dial Read more

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