• SPC PDS Tornado Watch 199
    on May 20, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    WW 199 TORNADO OK TX 201835Z - 210300Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 199 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 135 PM CDT Mon May 20 2019 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Central and Western Oklahoma Northwest Texas * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 135 PM until 1000 PM CDT. ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION... * Primary threats include... Numerous tornadoes and several intense tornadoes expected Widespread damaging winds and scattered significant gusts to 80 mph expected Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 4 inches in diameter expected SUMMARY...An outbreak of tornadoes, including the risk of intense and long-track tornadoes, is expected to develop this afternoon across the watch area. Very large hail and damaging wind gusts are expected with the numerous supercell storms. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 95 statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles west of Altus OK to 50 miles east southeast of Chandler OK. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 197...WW 198... AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 4 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector 23035. ...Hart Read mor […]