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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 3:25 PM CDT on August 25, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 25, 2016


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
western Oklahoma
Texas Panhandle

* effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 325 PM until
1000 PM CDT.

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

Summary... storms are expected to continue developing and intensify
over the Texas Panhandle this afternoon... with new storms expected
to develop/spread eastward in western Oklahoma. Damaging wind gusts
and hail will be the primary threats into the evening hours.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles south
southwest of Dalhart Texas to 35 miles northeast of Clinton
Oklahoma. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou7).

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.


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 22020.


... Weiss


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