SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 137

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 137

WW 137 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 260825Z – 261300Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 137
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
325 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southern Oklahoma
Extreme north Texas

* Effective this Friday morning from 325 AM until 800 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY…A line of storms appears to be organizing near and north
of the Red River, and these storms will spread east-northeastward
through the early morning hours. Damaging winds of 60-70 mph will
be the main threat, along with occasional large hail of 1-1.5 inches
in diameter. A tornado or two will also be possible with
circulations embedded in the line.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles south
southwest of Fort Sill OK to 55 miles north northeast of Durant OK.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).


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



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


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