A tornado watch has been issued for portions of South-Central and Southeast Texas until noon. Hondo, San ANtonio, Blanco, San Marcos, Austin, Bastrop, Gonzales, Giddings, College Station, Brenham, El Camp, and hallettsville are a few towns included. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms – including tornadoes. Those in or near the watch area should stay alert and be ready to act if a tornado warning is issued for your area. Storm this morning are capable of producing brief tornadoes as they interact with a northward moving warm front.

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TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 523
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
605 AM CDT FRI OCT 30 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 605 AM UNTIL NOON CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE

SUMMARY…A FEW MORE SUPERCELLS…AND A COUPLE OF ASSOCIATED
TORNADOES…ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MID-LATE MORNING AS AN AREA OF
THUNDERSTORMS SHIFTS EASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AND INTERACTS WITH A
WARM FRONT.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
HONDO TEXAS TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF COLLEGE STATION TEXAS.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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.