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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 134
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 134
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1040 AM CDT FRI MAY 9 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1040 AM UNTIL
     700 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 80
       MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 80 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF COTULLA TEXAS TO 55 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF AUSTIN
   TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
   WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...ALTHOUGH SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY HAVE BEEN
   OCCURRING...A SMALL CLUSTER OF INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES TO
   EVOLVE AND WILL POSE A RISK FOR SEVERE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS ACROSS AT
   LEAST NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE SAN ANTONIO METRO AREA AS EARLY AS
   17-18Z.  ADDITIONAL STRONG TO SEVERE STORM DEVELOPMENT APPEARS
   LIKELY AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES ACROSS ADJACENT SOUTH CENTRAL
   TEXAS WESTWARD INTO THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27030.


   ...KERR
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