SPC Tornado Watch 246

By Newsroom America Feeds at 19 May 2017

WW 246 TORNADO TX 191725Z - 200100Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 246 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1225 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of parts of the Texas Big Country * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM until 800 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... A couple tornadoes possible Isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Scattered intense thunderstorm development continues near and to the west through north of San Angelo. Further intensification is likely through the remainder of the afternoon, with supercells possible capable of producing large hail and perhaps a couple of tornadoes. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest of Abilene TX to 25 miles southeast of San Angelo TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and 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. && AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 550. Mean storm motion vector 24035. ...Kerr Read more



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