SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 346



WW 346 SEVERE TSTM KS 090445Z – 091000Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 346
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1145 PM CDT Sat Jun 8 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southwest to central Kansas

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1145 PM
  until 500 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
    mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Organized thunderstorm cluster over west-central Kansas
should persist and track east-southeast into portions of southwest
and central Kansas through predawn. Severe wind gusts are the
primary hazard.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles west of Garden
City KS to 55 miles east southeast of Russell KS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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 345...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
29030.

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