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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 410
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 410
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   810 PM CDT Fri Oct 12 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     West Texas

   * Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 810 PM
     until 400 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Isolated severe thunderstorms will remain possible this
   evening initially across the Stockton Plateau vicinity. Other storms
   should continue to develop and intensify through late evening across
   other parts of the Transpecos. These storms will continue to spread
   east-northeastward through the overnight, with the strongest storms
   capable of hail, locally damaging winds, and possibly even a tornado
   given a relatively moist environment and strengthening low-level
   winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles northwest of
   Marfa TX to 70 miles southeast of Midland TX. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   24025.

   ...Guyer
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