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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 237
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 237
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   800 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

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

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING FROM 800 PM
     UNTIL 200 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...EXTENSIVE SQUALL LINE/MCS APPROACHING CENTRAL TX FROM THE
   NW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.  ISOLATED DAMAGING WINDS
   AND MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF JUNCTION TEXAS TO 15 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF DEL RIO
   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 234. WATCH NUMBER 234 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT
   AFTER 800 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 235...WW 236...

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 31030.


   ...THOMPSON
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