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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 165
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   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).

   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.

   &&

   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
   27015.

   ...Grams
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