SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 700

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 700

WW 700 SEVERE TSTM TX 032005Z – 040300Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 700
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
305 PM CDT Tue Oct 3 2023

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West Texas

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 305 PM until
1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…A few supercells are likely initially near the Lower Pecos
Valley and then developing north across the eastern Permian Basin
vicinity. Large hail up to golf ball size will be the main threat.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles south southeast
of Fort Stockton TX to 55 miles north northeast of Big Spring TX.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).


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
1.5 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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