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The Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch for South Texas, including Corpus Christi, until 5:00 PM. Severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, gusty winds, and a few tornadoes will be possible.

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
MIDDLE TEXAS COAST
COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 1115 AM
UNTIL 500 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

SUMMARY…ISOLATED BUT INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY OVER
PARTS OF THE CENTRAL TX GULF COAST REGION TODAY…WITH ISOLATED
SUPERCELLS POSSIBLE. VERY MOIST CONDITIONS AND BACKED LOW LEVEL
WINDS POSE A RISK OF ISOLATED TORNADOES…ALONG WITH HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
ALICE TEXAS TO 30 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF BEEVILLE TEXAS. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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.