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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 262
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM CDT Sat Jun 10 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and east Texas
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Scattered supercells are expected to form this afternoon
along and south-through-west of an outflow boundary across the
southern Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The initial discrete storms
will have the potential to produce isolated very large hail up to 3
inches in diameter. Storms will move southeastward this evening
with the potential for upscale growth and an increasing threat for
damaging winds of 60-75 mph. An isolated tornado or two could occur
with supercells along the slow-moving parts of the outflow boundary
late this afternoon.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles south
southwest of Stephenville TX to 50 miles northeast of Lufkin 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 261...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector