SPC Tornado Watch 572

WW 572 TORNADO CO KS NE 112045Z – 120400Z

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Tornado Watch Number 572
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
245 PM MDT Sun Aug 11 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Far eastern Colorado
  Northwest Kansas
  Southwest Nebraska

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 245 PM until
  1000 PM MDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 85
    mph likely
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
    inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Multiple discrete supercells will develop into far eastern
Colorado with all severe hazards possible. These storms will likely
consolidate and evolve into a bowing MCS that accelerates east along
the Kansas-Nebraska border. This will yield an increasing risk for
significant severe wind gusts later this evening.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 90 statute miles
north and south of a line from 65 miles west southwest of Imperial
NE to 25 miles south southeast of Mccook NE. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.



AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 75 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.


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