SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 229

By Newsroom America Feeds at 17 May 2017

WW 229 SEVERE TSTM KS OK TX 170310Z - 171000Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 229 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1010 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Southern Kansas Western and central Oklahoma North Texas * Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1010 PM until 500 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Semi-discrete severe storms will continue to occur on a relatively isolated basis, ahead of an increasing band of mostly linearly organized storms currently increasing across west/northwest Texas. Bouts of severe hail will remain possible, and a relatively widespread damaging wind risk may also evolve. A tornado or two could also occur, mainly with line-embedded circulations that eventually evolve. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles northwest of Ponca City OK to 40 miles east southeast of Abilene TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 224...WW 225...WW 226...WW 227...WW 228... AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector 24030. ...Guyer Read more



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