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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 335
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WW0335 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 335
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   510 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     West/southwest Texas

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon from 510 PM until Midnight
     CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...As at least isolated stronger storms develop across the
   region through early evening, modest deep-layer winds in conjunction
   with strong heating and moderate buoyancy will support some
   high-based severe thunderstorms including a few supercells. Large
   hail should be the main risk, although a hot/deeply mixed
   environment could support severe-caliber downdrafts.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
   statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles north northeast
   of Big Spring TX to 25 miles south southeast of Fort Stockton TX.
   For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
   outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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...CONTINUE...WW 332...WW 333...WW 334...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   34015.

   ...Guyer
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