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WW 340 SEVERE TSTM TX 280940Z - 281600Z
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 340
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
440 AM CDT Tue May 28 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  North central Texas

* Effective this Tuesday morning from 440 AM until 1100 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
    mph likely
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter likely

SUMMARY...Clusters of storms, including embedded supercells, will
likely persist through at least mid morning while moving
south-southeastward toward the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and areas
farther south.  Swaths of damage with 60-80 mph winds will be
possible, especially on the west flank of embedded supercells. 
Large hail of 1-2 inches in diameter can also be expected with the
more intense storms.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north of Fort
Worth TX to 35 miles south of Corsicana TX. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector


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