SPC Tornado Watch 431

WW 431 TORNADO KS MO 010345Z – 011100Z

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Tornado Watch Number 431
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
945 PM CST Fri Nov 30 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  southeast Kansas
  southwest and south central Missouri

* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 945 PM
  until 500 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY...A band of thunderstorms is forecast to shift northeast out
of Oklahoma into southeast Kansas and southern Missouri over the
next few hours.  Hail and a few damaging wind gusts are expected,
along with potential for a brief tornado or two.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
north and south of a line from 30 miles south southwest of Chanute
KS to 40 miles southeast of Fort Leonard Wood MO. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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.



AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 23040.


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