SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 185

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 185

WW 185 SEVERE TSTM TX 050000Z – 050700Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 185
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
700 PM CDT Sat May 4 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and South-Central Texas

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 700 PM
until 200 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY…Severe storms including supercells will gradually spread
eastward into a broad part of central Texas, and possibly across the
Rio Grande, while upstream storms across southwest Texas are also
expected to organize and move into the region.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles east northeast
of Stephenville TX to 40 miles west southwest of Hondo TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).


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
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector


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