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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 142
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
810 AM CDT Tue May 4 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 810 AM until
100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage
and intensity across portions of East/Southeast Texas through the
morning, with severe hail and isolated damaging winds as the primary
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles southwest of
College Station TX to 65 miles north northeast of Port Arthur 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 141...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector