SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 247



WW 247 SEVERE TSTM KS MO OK 260150Z – 260800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 247
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
850 PM CDT Sat May 25 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Eastern Kansas
  Western Missouri
  Northeast Oklahoma

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 850 PM
  until 300 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Large arcing line of thunderstorms will push east from
central portions of Kansas and Oklahoma into western Missouri.
Greatest threat is damaging wind gusts during the late evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles east of Tulsa OK
to 30 miles north of Topeka KS. 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 240...WW 241...WW
242...WW 244...WW 245...WW 246...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
25035.

...Grams

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