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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 165
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
155 PM CDT Sun May 12 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far West Texas
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 155 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A discrete supercell or two should develop, potentially
persisting for several hours during the late afternoon and early
evening. Large hail will be the primary hazard.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles north
northwest of Marfa TX to 25 miles north northeast of Dryden TX. For
a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 163...WW 164...
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 450. Mean storm motion vector