SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 232

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 232

WW 232 SEVERE TSTM TX 121400Z – 122000Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 232
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
900 AM CDT Sun May 12 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and east Texas

* Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 900 AM until
300 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY…Clusters of slightly elevated thunderstorms, including
embedded supercells, may persist through early afternoon while
spreading eastward. The storm environment will favor the potential
for occasional large hail of 1-2 inches in diameter and isolated
damaging gusts of 60-70 mph.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
statute miles north and south of a line from 5 miles south southwest
of Temple TX to 5 miles east southeast of Lufkin TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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 550. Mean storm motion vector


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