SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 594



WW 594 SEVERE TSTM KS 180125Z – 180800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 594
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
825 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Kansas

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 825 PM
  until 300 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
    mph possible
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...A small but well-organized cluster of storms across
northwest Kansas early this evening will continue east-southeastward
with additional storms expected to develop near/ahead of it through
late evening. Large hail and locally damaging winds can initially be
expected with this activity, with a more certain potential for
damaging winds given the possibility of an expanding/organizing
linear cluster across central Kansas.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles south
southwest of Hill City KS to 35 miles south southeast of Manhattan
KS. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 590...WW 592...WW 593...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
29025.

...Guyer

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