Severe Weather Threat Moves Out of Basin

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Severe weather that threatened much of West Texas and the Permian Basin has moved off to the east without reports of significant damage, although a tornado watch remained for most of the area until 10 a.m.

Tornado warnings were in effect early Saturday for Irion and Tom Green counties as the system moved away.
Chief Meteorologist Chase Menendez remained on duty through the early morning hours reporting on the storm system. He was on air and online reporting on radar-indicated hail around Big Spring before dawn.
Most of the activity moved out of the Basin by 7 a.m. and the heaviest activity moved into the areas around Abilene and San Angelo.

Our next threat of severe weather will come early next week. Keep alert with the Your Basin weather app, and online with for the latest information on weather in your area.

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