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Weather Alert for Coleman

Friday, April 17, 2015 - by Administrator

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  western-north and central Texas

* effective this Friday morning and evening from 1150 am until
  700 PM 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...thunderstorms over western and central TX will track
eastward across the watch area this afternoon and early
evening...capable of large hail and damaging winds.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 85
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles southwest of
Cotulla Texas to 90 miles north northwest of Mineral Wells Texas.
 For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (wous64 kwns wou7).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 tornadoes.

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 25025.


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