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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 134
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM CDT Wed Apr 22 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
North Central Texas
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 235 PM
until 900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify along a dryline
and track across the watch area this afternoon and early evening.
Supercell storms capable of very large hail and a few tornadoes are
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
east and west of a line from 45 miles north northeast of Ardmore OK
to 10 miles southeast of Dallas TX. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 132...WW 133...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 27035.