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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 4
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
330 PM CST Fri Jan 10 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 330 PM until
1000 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will increase in coverage across central TX
through the remainder of the afternoon and evening hours, with
scattered severe storms possible. Large hail is the main threat,
with an increasing risk of damaging wind gusts this evening. A
tornado or two is also possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northwest
of Austin TX to 50 miles west southwest of Beeville TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 2...WW 3...
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 500. Mean storm motion vector