WW 32 TORNADO TX CW 141105Z – 141900Z

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Tornado Watch Number 32
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
505 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  South-central and Southeast Texas
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 505 AM until
  100 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes possible
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...A complex of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue
to develop and gradually organize through the remainder of the
morning over the watch area, offering the threat for embedded
supercells and QLCS circulations, with a few tornadoes and isolated
damaging winds possible.  Refer to SPC mesoscale discussion 178 for
initial meteorological details.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
either side of a line from 45 miles southwest of Victoria TX to 55
miles northeast of Houston 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.


AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 25030.


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