SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 345

WW 345 SEVERE TSTM CO KS NE 090155Z – 090800Z

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 345
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
855 PM CDT Sat Jun 8 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  East-central Colorado
  Northern and western Kansas
  Southern Nebraska

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 855 PM
  until 300 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 80 mph possible
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
    inches in diameter possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Multiple supercells and clusters will likely pose a threat
for isolated significant severe hail and wind this evening. This
activity should consolidate into a large MCS that moves southeast
overnight with primarily a severe wind threat across parts of
western and northern Kansas.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles southeast of
Hastings NE to 25 miles west southwest of Burlington CO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).


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



AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector


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