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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 227
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 227
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   750 PM CDT Mon May 25 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     South-central and South Texas

   * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 750 PM
     until 400 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
       inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Isolated supercells are expected through the
   early/mid-evening hours particularly across the Rio Grande Valley,
   with large hail as the primary initial threat. A cluster of
   east/southeastward-moving storms should evolve later this evening
   into the overnight with a damaging wind threat increasing across the
   region.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
   statute miles east and west of a line from 70 miles northeast of Del
   Rio TX to 30 miles west southwest of Mcallen TX. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 226...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 650. Mean storm motion vector
   29020.

   ...Guyer
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