A Tornado Watch has been issued for portions of the Concho Valley and much of North Texas until 8 PM. This includes Abilene, Brownwood, Graham, Wichita Falls, Bowie, Hamilton, all the D/FW Metroplex, and Paris. The primary severe weather hazard will be damaging wind gusts but a couple tornadoes are possible along with hail.

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TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 531
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1205 PM CST THU NOV 5 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1205 PM
UNTIL 800 PM CST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SEVERAL TORNADOES LIKELY
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY…THUNDERSTORMS…INCLUDING SCATTERED SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF
TORNADOES IN ADDITION TO DAMAGING WIND AND SEVERE HAIL…EXPECTED TO
INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON FROM CENTRAL TEXAS NORTHEAST INTO
PARTS OF OKLAHOMA.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
GROVE OKLAHOMA TO 10 MILES EAST OF BROWNWOOD TEXAS. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).