SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 187



WW 187 SEVERE TSTM MO 182140Z – 190500Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 187
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
440 PM CDT Sat May 18 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Central and Eastern Missouri

* Effective this Saturday afternoon from 440 PM until Midnight
  CDT.

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

SUMMARY...A line of storms will continue to move northeastward
across central and eastern Missouri this evening with mainly a
damaging wind risk.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles east northeast
of Columbia MO to 30 miles southwest of Poplar Bluff MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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 181...WW 182...WW
183...WW 184...WW 186...

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
22030.

...Guyer

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