SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 506



WW 506 SEVERE TSTM NE 130100Z – 130700Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 506
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
700 PM MDT Fri Jul 12 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  West Central Nebraska

* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 700 PM
  until 100 AM MDT.

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

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will spread eastward across the watch area
this evening into an extremely unstable air mass.  Storm mergers may
result in a few severe storms capable of damaging wind gusts and
hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles west of Mullen NE
to 25 miles east southeast of Imperial NE. 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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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
25025.

...Hart

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