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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 99
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
515 PM CDT Tue May 15 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northeast New Mexico
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning from 515
PM until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Isolated supercells will spread east-southeast into the
Texas/Oklahoma Panhandle region. Large hail and damaging winds will
accompany this activity into the late evening hours.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles east southeast
of Lubbock TX to 40 miles north northeast of Clayton NM. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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 93...WW 95...WW 96...WW
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector