Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
Issued by NWS
WWUS20 KWNS 290225
SPC WW 290225
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 96
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
925 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Much of north central, central and south central Texas
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 925 PM
until 400 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
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Isolated storms may persist for a couple of hours across
the Edwards Plateau, but a squall line moving west-to-east will pose
the primary risk for damaging winds and large hail through the
overnight hours. A tornado or two cannot be ruled out with
circulations embedded in the squall line. The storms may reach the
I-35 corridor, including Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin-San Antonio,
around 2-4 am CDT.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 100
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north of Mineral
Wells TX to 70 miles southeast of Del Rio TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 94...WW 95...
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