URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 694
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1010 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Extreme northeast Texas
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1010 PM
until 600 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY…Clusters of storms, including a few supercells initially,
will continue to spread southeastward through the overnight hours.
There will be a continued threat for large hail of 1.5 to 2 inches
in diameter, damaging gusts of 60 to 70 mph, and an isolated tornado
or two with embedded circulations.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles northwest of
Fayetteville AR to 40 miles south southwest of De Queen AR. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 692…WW 693…
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