SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 587



WW 587 SEVERE TSTM KS MO 160500Z – 161200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 587
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1200 AM CDT Fri Aug 16 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Eastern Kansas
  Western and central Missouri

* Effective this Friday morning from Midnight until 700 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
    inches in diameter possible
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Multiple clusters of storms will spread southeastward
across eastern Kansas and western into central Missouri overnight.
The environment will support the possibility of additional
supercells/bowing segments capable of large hail and isolated
damaging wind gusts.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles northwest of
Leavenworth KS to 30 miles west southwest of Springfield MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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 584...WW 585...WW 586...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 650. Mean storm motion vector
30035.

...Guyer

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