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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 87
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WW0087 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 87
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   745 PM CDT TUE APR 12 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 745 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN
   EDWARDS PLATEAU AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...WITH STORMS SPREADING
   EASTWARD OVERNIGHT THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.  THE STORM
   ENVIRONMENT WILL BE SUPPORTIVE OF OCCASIONAL LARGE HAIL THE NEXT FEW
   HOURS WITH EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS...AND EVENTUALLY TRANSITION TO MORE
   OF AN ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND RISK AS STORMS GROW INTO CLUSTERS AND
   LINE SEGMENTS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 90 MILES WEST OF
   HONDO TEXAS TO 70 MILES NORTHEAST OF BEEVILLE TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27030.


   ...THOMPSON
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