Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
Issued by NWS
WWUS20 KWNS 262100
SPC WW 262100
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 86
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
400 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 400 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Multiple corridors of supercell thunderstorms are expected
to develop and increase through the late afternoon and early evening
hours. Potentially very large hail will be the most common hazard,
but a tornado risk is also likely to increase by early evening as
low-level moisture continues to increase. The greatest overall
severe and tornado risk is expected across south-central/southeast
Oklahoma and north-central Texas.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles west northwest of Ponca City
OK to 15 miles southeast of Dallas TX. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 85...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 23035.