SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 160

WW 160 SEVERE TSTM TX CW 100245Z – 100800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 160
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
945 PM CDT Thu May 9 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  South Texas
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 945 PM
  until 300 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will persist across portions of south Texas
for several more hours, with a risk of hail and damaging wind gusts
in the strongest cells.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles either side of a line from 20 miles south southwest of
Laredo TX to 70 miles east of Corpus Christi 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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 158...WW 159...

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
27025.

...Hart

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