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