SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 355



WW 355 SEVERE TSTM CO KS OK TX 141945Z – 150300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 355
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
245 PM CDT Fri Jun 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Eastern Colorado
  Western Kansas
  the Oklahoma Panhandle
  the Texas Panhandle

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 245 PM until
  1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 2 inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms spreading off the Colorado Rockies are
expected to intensify late this afternoon, and perhaps evolve into
an organized cluster of storms while progressing east-southeastward
across the central High Plains through 10 PM CDT.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 100
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north of
Goodland KS to 20 miles south southeast of Guymon OK. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

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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AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
27035.

...Kerr

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