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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 29
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WW0029 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 29
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   550 PM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Louisiana
     South central and southeast Texas

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 550 PM until Midnight
     CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Broken bands of strong-severe storms will continue to
   develop through the evening along an outflow boundary from southeast
   Texas into southwest Louisiana, and along a cold front moving
   southward across central Texas.  The storm environment south of
   these boundaries will remain supportive of a large hail and damaging
   wind threat with the strongest embedded storms through at least late
   evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles south
   southeast of Alexandria LA to 15 miles west of New Braunfels TX. For
   a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 25...WW 26...WW 27...WW
   28...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   27035.

   ...Thompson
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