SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 11

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 Mar 2018

WW 11 SEVERE TSTM TX 182105Z - 190400Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 11 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 405 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of North-central and East Texas * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 405 PM until 1100 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...At least isolated severe storms are expected to increase initially across central Texas in the general vicinity of Interstate 35 this afternoon, and subsequently spread eastward toward East Texas by evening. Large hail should be the most common hazard, but locally damaging winds and/or a tornado cannot be ruled out, particularly as low-level shear increases this evening. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105 statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north of Fort Worth TX to 25 miles southeast of Huntsville TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1). 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 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector 26025. ...Guyer Read more



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