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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 51
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
845 AM CDT Tue Mar 17 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 845 AM until
100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
SUMMARY...A supercell or two may persist east across the South
Plains of Northwest Texas. Primary threat is large hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles west northwest
of Lubbock TX to 105 miles east of Lubbock TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector