SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 440

By Newsroom America Feeds at 5 Aug 2017

WW 440 SEVERE TSTM KS OK 052105Z - 060400Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 440 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 405 PM CDT Sat Aug 5 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of central Kansas northern Oklahoma * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 405 PM until 1100 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Scattered storms will continue to increase into early evening with both multicell and some supercells likely, possibly eventually evolving into clusters. Damaging wind and large hail will be the main threats, but an isolated tornado or two is possible over south central and southeast Kansas. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north of Hutchinson KS to 25 miles south southeast of Alva OK. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0). 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. && AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector 29035. ...Dial Read more



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