NWS: Tornado Watch for Parts of the Concho Valley


SAN ANGELO, TX – The National Weather Service office in San Angelo has issued a tornado watch for several counties in west Texas including two in the Concho Valley.

According to ther NWS, the tornado watch is for Irion and Crockett counties in the Concho Valley as well as Andrews, Crane, Culberson, Ector, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Loving, Midland, Pecos, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Ward and Winkler counties in west Texas until 10 p.m. Friday night.

There is a risk of severe thunderstorms across much of West Central Texas late this afternoon and evening. The most likely area of severe storms will be along and west of a Abilene... Coleman...Ozona line. Large hail and damaging winds are the main hazards. Isolated tornadoes are also possible.

There will be a chance for thunderstorms from Sunday through the middle of next week. Although widespread severe weather is not expected, some of these storms could become strong, producing hail and gusty winds.

For the Concho Valley, the forecast calls fora 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. 

Then Saturday night there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. East wind around 5 mph. 

On Sunday showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm are likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

This remains a developing weather situation.

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