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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 82
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
425 PM CDT Fri Apr 9 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
North and central Texas
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 425 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter likely
Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Multiple supercells are expected to develop along the
dryline, first near the Waco vicinity and eventually farther north
towards the Metroplex. Large hail up to baseball size should be the
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 20 miles east northeast
of Sherman TX to 30 miles southeast of Temple TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 76...WW 77...WW 78...WW
79...WW 80...WW 81...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector