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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 43
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WW0043 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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   SEL3

   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).

   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 39...WW 40...WW 41...WW
   42...

   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
   26035.

   ...Thompson
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