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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 183
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
445 PM CDT Mon May 17 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 445 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
SUMMARY...Discrete supercells developing along a remnant boundary
will pose a primary risk of very large hail through mid-evening. A
broader MCS will likely develop during the evening, increasing the
risk for damaging winds near to after sunset.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 90 statute miles
north and south of a line from 80 miles northwest of Abilene TX to
60 miles north northeast of Abilene 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 181...WW 182...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 24025.