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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 232
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
400 PM MDT Mon May 16 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern New Mexico
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 400 PM until
1000 PM MDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter likely
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are intensifying over the mountains of
central New Mexico. This activity will spread eastward during the
late afternoon and evening, with a few storms capable of damaging
wind gusts and large hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles northeast of
Raton NM to 90 miles southwest of Cannon Afb NM. 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 227...WW 228...WW
229...WW 230...WW 231...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector