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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 96
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
835 AM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
The Edwards Plateau of central Texas
* Effective this Thursday morning and afternoon from 835 AM until
300 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Elevated supercells are expected through the morning and
potentially into the early afternoon across the Edwards Plateau and
parts of the Hill Country. The storm environment will favor the
potential for isolated very large hail (baseball size or larger),
along with isolated damaging gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles north northeast
of Junction TX to 25 miles southeast of Del Rio TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector