SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 139



WW 139 SEVERE TSTM KS MO 062050Z – 070200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 139
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
350 PM CDT Mon May 6 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northeast Kansas
  Northwest Missouri

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 350 PM until
  900 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter likely
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...At least isolated severe thunderstorms are expected to
develop generally east-southeastward across the region through the
afternoon. Large hail and locally damaging winds can be expected
with the more intense storms.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 30
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles west northwest
of Manhattan KS to 10 miles east southeast of Saint Joseph MO. 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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 138...

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
28035.

...Guyer

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