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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 178
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1045 AM CDT Tue May 12 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
A small part of central Texas
* Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 1045 AM until
500 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A small convective system across central Texas will likely
persist into the afternoon, with embedded supercells capable of
producing a couple of tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
north and south of a line from 30 miles northwest of San Antonio TX
to 55 miles east southeast of Austin TX. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 22020.