SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 444

By Newsroom America Feeds at 10 Aug 2017

WW 444 SEVERE TSTM KS 101925Z - 110200Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 444 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 225 PM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Portions of western and central Kansas * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 225 PM until 900 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... Isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Isolated severe storms across portions of northwest Kansas should continue moving southeast across the watch area this afternoon, with some upscale/linear growth possible. Large hail and locally damaging winds will accompany the strongest storms into the evening hours. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles west southwest of Hill City KS to 30 miles east northeast of Hutchinson KS. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4). 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 443... AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector 30035. ...Goss Read more

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