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Tornado Watch 185
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 185
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   735 PM CDT Mon May 17 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     West-central Texas

   * Effective this Monday evening from 735 PM until 1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 90
       mph possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
       inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Intense supercells within a broader cluster should spread
   southeast across a portion of the Big Country and Concho Valley
   region through late evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 15 miles west of San Angelo TX to 95
   miles east northeast of San Angelo TX. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU5).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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...WW
   183...WW 184...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 80 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean
   storm motion vector 31020.

   ...Grams
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