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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 259
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
330 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
  central and southeast Texas

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 330 PM until
  1100 PM 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...Scattered thunderstorms now forming across parts of
central Texas are expected to increase in coverage and intensity
while developing eastward and southeastward toward mid and upper
Texas coastal areas through this evening.  Strongest activity will
be capable of producing severe hail and potentially damaging surface
gusts.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles southwest of
San Antonio TX to 50 miles south southeast of Tyler TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 257...WW 258...

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
29035.

...Kerr


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