SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 169

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 169

WW 169 SEVERE TSTM OK TX 010455Z – 011000Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 169
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1155 PM CDT Tue Apr 30 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern into Southern Oklahoma
North Texas

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1155 PM
until 500 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY…A few linear clusters of severe thunderstorms will likely
continue to into the overnight as a low-level jet is located over
the southern Plains. Severe gusts and large hail are possible with
the more intense thunderstorms.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north of Enid OK
to 35 miles south of Ardmore OK. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


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
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector


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