A Severe Thunderstorm WATCH has been posted for portions of western north Texas and the eastern Texas panhandle until 5am Central Time.  Storms will continue to develop across these regions for the next several hours before moving east into western and southwestern Oklahoma after midnight. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats…while the threat for tornadoes will remain very low.


Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 152
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   930 PM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
     western and central Oklahoma
     nortwest Texas

   * Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 930 PM
     until 500 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Elevated storms capable of mainly large hail will develop
   through the evening into the overnight from northwest Texas into
   western and central Oklahoma.