Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Texas)

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 99
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
300 PM CDT SUN APR 27 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 300 PM UNTIL
800 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 35
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES WEST
NORTHWEST OF PARIS TEXAS TO 15 MILES EAST OF CORSICANA TEXAS.
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…THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 94. WATCH NUMBER 94 WILL NOT BE
IN EFFECT AFTER 300 PM CDT. CONTINUE…WW 95…WW 96…WW 97…WW
98…

DISCUSSION…STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DEVELOPING ALONG A
SLOWLY EWD ADVANCING PACIFIC FRONT/DRYLINE WITHIN EXIT REGION OF AN
APPROACHING UPPER JET. THE ATMOSPHERE HAS BECOME MODERATELY UNSTABLE
AND 0-6 KM SHEAR UP TO 50 KT WILL SUPPORT SUPERCELLS WITH LARGE HAIL
AND DAMAGING WIND. AN ISOLATED TORNADO ALSO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

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