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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 184
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 184
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   640 PM CDT Mon May 17 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     South Texas

   * Effective this Monday evening from 640 PM until 1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 3.5 inches in diameter
       possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A lone supercell may remain nearly stationary along a
   boundary across a portion of south Texas. While the spatial extent
   of the severe threat may be rather isolated, this supercell may
   become intense before weakening later this evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
   statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north northwest
   of Cotulla TX to 55 miles south of Cotulla TX. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 181...WW 182...WW 183...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   3.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   29010.

   ...Grams
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