The Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch for the Texas Big Country. This includes San Angelo, Abilene, and Stephenville. This watch is in effect through 8PM. The strongest storms this afternoon may produce baseball size hail, 70 MPH wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes.


Tornado Watch Number 246
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1225 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
parts of the Texas Big Country

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM until
800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Scattered intense thunderstorm development continues near
and to the west through north of San Angelo. Further
intensification is likely through the remainder of the afternoon,
with supercells possible capable of producing large hail and perhaps
a couple of tornadoes.