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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 308
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
715 PM CDT Thu Jun 8 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West Texas Including the Panhandle
* Effective this Thursday night from 715 PM until Midnight CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Strong/severe storms over the Texas Panhandle and extreme
east central New Mexico will move south-southeastward this evening
across the area with potential to produce large hail and severe wind
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles north northeast
of Borger TX to 25 miles south of Plainview TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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 307...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector