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Tornado Watch 120
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 120
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   310 PM CDT Wed Apr 28 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Texas

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 310 PM
     until 1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely
     Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 3
       inches in diameter likely
     Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 80 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to develop over northern Mexico
   and track northeastward across the watch area this afternoon and
   evening.  Supercells capable of very large hail, damaging winds, and
   a few tornadoes are expected.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
   north and south of a line from Del Rio TX to 60 miles north
   northeast of Hondo TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
   associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
   tornadoes and 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 118...WW 119...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Hart
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