SPC Tornado Watch 250

By Newsroom America Feeds at 19 May 2017

WW 250 TORNADO KS OK 192140Z - 200300Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 250 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 440 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of South-central Kansas North-central Oklahoma * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 440 PM until 1000 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes possible Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are forming over south-central Kansas and north-central Oklahoma, in an environment favorable for low-topped supercells. Isolated tornadoes will be possible, along with damaging winds and hail in the strongest cells. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles southwest of Hutchinson KS to 40 miles south of Emporia KS. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 246...WW 247...WW 248...WW 249... AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 400. Mean storm motion vector 25030. ...Hart Read more



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