SPC Tornado Watch 251

By Newsroom America Feeds at 19 May 2017

WW 251 TORNADO TX 200045Z - 200800Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 251 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 745 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of West central Texas * Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 745 PM until 300 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... A couple tornadoes possible Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Isolated severe thunderstorms will remain possible across the watch area this evening and into the overnight period, with a few cells capable of large hail and 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 60 miles southeast of San Angelo TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1). 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 246...WW 247...WW 248...WW 249...WW 250... AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 500. Mean storm motion vector 27025. ...Hart Read more



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