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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 121
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
345 PM CDT Fri May 25 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern Texas Panhandle
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to form over the eastern Texas
Panhandle and Western Oklahoma late this afternoon, tracking
southeastward toward northwest Texas. A few severe storms capable
of very large hail and damaging winds are possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles northeast of Gage
OK to 55 miles west southwest of Wichita Falls TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 120...
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