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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 52
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
105 PM CDT Tue Mar 17 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western North Texas
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 105 PM until
700 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
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A supercell or two embedded within a slow-moving cluster
will pose a risk for large hail this afternoon. A brief tornado or
two is also possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles either side of a line from 60 miles southwest of
Childress TX to 105 miles southeast of Childress TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 51...
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