SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 238

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 238

WW 238 SEVERE TSTM TX CW 132135Z – 140300Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 238
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
435 PM CDT Mon May 13 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Deep South Texas
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 435 PM until
1000 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…Thunderstorms will build/move southeastward into deep
south Texas this evening, with a few cells posing a risk of damaging
winds and large hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
statute miles north and south of a line from 85 miles west northwest
of Mcallen TX to 75 miles east northeast of Mcallen TX. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).


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 500. Mean storm motion vector


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