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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 96
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
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Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL6

   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).

   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
   3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   27020.

   ...Thompson
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