SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 159

WW 159 SEVERE TSTM TX 092330Z – 100600Z

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 159
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
630 PM CDT Thu May 9 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southeast Texas

* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 630 PM
  until 100 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter likely
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are increasing in coverage and intensity
over southeast Texas.  These storms will pose a risk of hail and
gusty/damaging winds through the evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles south
southeast of Lufkin TX to 50 miles south southwest of College
Station TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated
watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


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



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


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