SPC Tornado Watch 152

SPC Tornado Watch 152

WW 152 TORNADO OK TX 280050Z – 280800Z

Tornado Watch Number 152
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
750 PM CDT Sat Apr 27 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southern, Central, and Northeast Oklahoma
Northwest Texas

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 750 PM
until 300 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

SUMMARY…Bands of severe storms, including embedded supercells,
will continue through the evening as a low-level jet intensifies
across the Watch area. A very moist and strongly sheared
environment will support the threat for tornadoes, potentially
strong, and large hail and severe gusts into the overnight.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 105 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles northwest of Grove OK to 120
miles southwest of Wichita Falls TX. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).


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.


148…WW 149…WW 150…WW 151…

AVIATION…Tornadoes and 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 24035.


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