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EXPIRED Severe Thunderstorm Watch #0232 for Central Texas
  • Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter likely
  • Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80 mph possible
  • A tornado or two possible

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EXPIRED Severe Thunderstorm Watch #0232

Locations Affected

  • Central Texas
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Summary

    Multiple supercells should persist through the rest of this evening posing a risk for large hail and damaging winds. Storms should spread southeast, but persistent redevelopment is likely along the southwest flank.

    Severe Weather Threats

  • Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter likely
  • Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80 mph possible
  • A tornado or two possible
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Details

    SEL2
    
    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 232
    NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
    520 PM CDT Wed May 27 2020
    
    The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
    
    * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
      Central Texas
    
    * Effective this Wednesday afternoon from 520 PM until Midnight
      CDT.
    
    * Primary threats include...
      Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
        inches in diameter likely
      Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
        mph possible
      A tornado or two possible
    
    SUMMARY...Multiple supercells should persist through the rest of
    this evening  posing a risk for large hail and damaging winds.
    Storms should spread southeast, but persistent redevelopment is
    likely along the southwest flank.
    
    The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
    statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles northwest of
    Austin TX to 60 miles south southeast of New Braunfels TX. For a
    complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
    update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
    
    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 230...WW 231...
    
    AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
    3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
    few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
    32030.
    
    ...Grams

    National Risk Overview

    Thursday, May 28
    TORNADO: 2%
    HAIL: 15%
    WIND: 15%
    Friday, May 29
    TORNADO: 2%
    HAIL: 5%
    WIND: 15%
    Saturday, May 30
    ANY SEVERE: 5%
    Sunday, May 31
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Monday, June 1
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Tuesday, June 2
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Wednesday, June 3
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Thursday, June 4
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain

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