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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 251
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
745 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
West central Texas
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 745 PM
until 300 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Isolated severe thunderstorms will remain possible across
the watch area this evening and into the overnight period, with a
few cells capable of large hail and tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest of Abilene TX
to 60 miles southeast of San Angelo TX. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 246...WW 247...WW
248...WW 249...WW 250...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 27025.