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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 43
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
730 AM CST Wed Mar 4 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Parts of central and southeast Texas
* Effective this Wednesday morning from 730 AM until NOON CST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify some this morning
along a surface front moving eastward from central toward east Texas
by midday. The storm environment along the front favors a mix of
supercells and bowing segments with an attendant threat for large
hail and damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles north
northeast of Lufkin TX to 50 miles south of Waco TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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 39...WW 40...WW 41...WW
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