Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for the Concho Valley


SAN ANGELO, TX – The National Weather Service office in San Angelo has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Southern Concho Valley including Tom Green County Thursday. 

According to the NWS, the severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 3 p.m.

Showers and thunderstorms were developing across the area Thursday morning. 

These storms will move north at 40 mph and could contain large hail, damaging winds and dangerous lightning.

A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour. The size of the watch can vary depending on the weather situation. They are usually issued for a duration of 4 to 8 hours. 

In addition, areas of dense fog will reduce visibility this morning.  

There is an 80 percent chance of rain Thursday and a 40 percent chance Thursday night.   

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