SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 186

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 186

WW 186 SEVERE TSTM TX 051805Z – 060000Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 186
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
105 PM CDT Sun May 5 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
South-central Texas

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 105 PM until
700 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY…Scattered thunderstorms will likely continue to develop
through the early and mid afternoon across the Watch area. Ample
high-level flow and a moist and unstable airmass will support
organized storms, including supercells and multicells. Large to
very large hail and severe gusts will be the primary hazards.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 85 miles west northwest
of Cotulla TX to 35 miles north northeast of Palacios TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).


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 500. Mean storm motion vector


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