SPC Tornado Watch 139

SPC Tornado Watch 139

WW 139 TORNADO OK TX 261510Z – 262300Z

Tornado Watch Number 139
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1010 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southeast Oklahoma
Central and Northeast Texas

* Effective this Friday morning and evening from 1010 AM until
600 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY…Thunderstorms are expected increase in coverage and
intensity through the late morning and afternoon, with a few severe
thunderstorms possible. Large hail, damaging winds, and a few
tornadoes may occur.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 50 miles west of Temple TX to 65
miles north northeast of Longview TX. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


REMEMBER…A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.



AVIATION…Tornadoes and 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 25030.


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