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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 296
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
905 PM CDT Mon Jun 22 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northwest and west-central Texas
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 905 PM
until 500 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Widespread damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...An already-severe convective complex is becoming better
organized across portions of the Panhandle. This activity should
sweep southeastward across much of the watch area through the
remainder of the evening, offering destructive wind, with isolated
hurricane-force (65 kt+) gusts possible. Large to very large hail
also still may occur from any supercells involved.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
statute miles either side of a line from 50 miles south southwest of
Lubbock TX to 35 miles east northeast of Altus OK. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 295...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector