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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 123
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 123
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   755 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     THE EDWARDS PLATEAU AND HILL COUNTRY OF TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 755 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...RAPID THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 1-2
   HOURS OVER THE EDWARDS PLATEAU AS A COLD FRONT COLLIDES WITH THE
   REMNANT DRYLINE.  THE STORMS WILL LIKELY EVOLVE INTO LINE SEGMENTS
   WITH THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL INTO THE
   OVERNIGHT HOURS AS FAR E AS THE SAT-AUS CORRIDOR ALONG I-35.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES EAST
   NORTHEAST OF JUNCTION TEXAS TO 55 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF DEL RIO
   TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 119. WATCH NUMBER 119 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT
   AFTER 755 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 121...WW 122...

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27035.


   ...THOMPSON
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