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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 256
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
730 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southeast New Mexico
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 730 PM
until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...Isolated to widely scattered severe thunderstorms capable
of hail and damaging winds will affect the watch area this evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 95
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles north of
Guadalupe Pass TX to 15 miles east of Abilene TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 255...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector