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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 106
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
320 PM CDT Sat Apr 1 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Texas Big Country
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 320 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will form this afternoon over parts of
western North TX and spread across the watch area. The most intense
storms will be capable of large hail and damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 70 miles north 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
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
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 500. Mean storm motion vector