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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 3
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
115 PM CST Fri Jan 10 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
North Central Texas
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 115 PM until
900 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter likely
Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will rapidly develop this afternoon and
affect the watch area through the evening. The strongest cells will
be capable of damaging wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes.
Strong tornadoes are possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 5 miles northeast of Durant OK to 25
miles southeast of Temple TX. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 1...WW 2...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.