SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 358



WW 358 SEVERE TSTM AR KS MO OK 150540Z – 151200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 358
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1240 AM CDT Sat Jun 15 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Far northwest Arkansas
  Southeast Kansas
  Far southwest Missouri
  Northeast Oklahoma

* Effective this Saturday morning from 1240 AM until 700 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
    mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Fast-moving bowing squall line should track rapidly east
across southeast Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through the predawn
hours with damaging winds as the primary hazard.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles east northeast
of Emporia KS to 15 miles east southeast of Tulsa OK. 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 357...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
28045.

...Grams

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