SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 338



WW 338 SEVERE TSTM MT 062035Z – 070400Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 338
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM MDT Thu Jun 6 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Central Montana

* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
  1000 PM MDT.

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

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to spread across the watch area
through the afternoon and evening hours, with a few severe storms
possible.  High-based storms producing damaging winds and hail are
the main concern.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 80 miles east northeast
of Havre MT to 55 miles southeast of Dillon MT. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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 335...WW 336...WW 337...

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
24035.

...Hart

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