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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 496

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 496

October 7, 2017 Safety Sailing news 0

WW 496 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 070125Z – 070600Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 496
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
825 PM CDT Fri Oct 6 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Western Oklahoma
  Texas Panhandle

* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 825 PM
  until 100 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
    inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will intensify over the Texas Panhandle this
evening and spread into western Oklahoma in a few hours.  The
strongest cells will be capable of damaging wind gusts and large
hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles north of Gage OK
to 35 miles east southeast of Plainview TX. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU6).

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 494...WW 495...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
25030.

...Hart

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