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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 222
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
740 PM CDT Fri May 28 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
South Plains and northern Permian Basin of Texas
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 740 PM
until 200 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A complex of thunderstorms is becoming better-organized
over eastern New Mexico at issuance time. This activity should move
southeastward across the watch area this evening roughly astride a
low-level moist axis, with favorable storm-relative boundary-layer
flow, while offering severe wind and sporadic large hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 75 miles west northwest
of Lubbock TX to 45 miles east northeast of Big Spring TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 219...WW 220...WW 221...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector