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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 197
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 PM CDT Sun May 7 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West Central Texas
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to develop and affect parts of
west-central Texas and southwest Oklahoma through the afternoon.
These slow-moving storms will pose a risk of very large hail and
damaging wind gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles northwest of
Wichita Falls TX to 45 miles south southwest of San Angelo TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 195...WW 196...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector