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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 50
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WW0050 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 50
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   310 PM CDT Sun Mar 15 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Far West Texas

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 310 PM until
     1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter
       possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...At least a couple supercells should develop across parts
   of the Big Bend region and consolidate into a cluster that spreads
   east of the Pecos River this evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles south of Marfa
   TX to 60 miles north of Del Rio TX. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   23030.

   ...Grams
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