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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 19
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1235 PM CDT Mon Mar 26 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Texas Big Country
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 1235 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Scattered storms will develop along a dryline this
afternoon. Large hail will be the primary hazard initially, with a
mix of severe wind/hail possible into the evening as storms evolve
into east-northeast moving clusters.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles east northeast
of Chickasha OK to 35 miles west southwest of Abilene TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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
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