SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 558



WW 558 SEVERE TSTM KS NE 070905Z – 071600Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 558
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
405 AM CDT Wed Aug 7 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Eastern Kansas
  Southeast Nebraska

* Effective this Wednesday morning from 405 AM until 1100 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 80 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...An area of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to
move southeastward from southeastern Nebraska into eastern Kansas
for several more hours. The storms will move along a northwest to
southeast gradient of instability. Relatively fast storm movement
along with moderate deep-layer shear will be adequate for a
damaging-wind threat through mid to late morning.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles either side of a line from 20 miles south southwest of
Concordia KS to 60 miles north of Topeka KS. 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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AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
32035.

...Broyles

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