SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 673



WW 673 SEVERE TSTM AR KS MO OK TX 101750Z – 110100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 673
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1250 PM CDT Thu Oct 10 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northwest Arkansas
  Southeast Kansas
  Southwest Missouri
  Eastern Oklahoma
  North Texas

* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 1250 PM
  until 800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify this afternoon
along and ahead of a cold front over Oklahoma and Kansas.  Storms
will spread across the watch area through the afternoon, posing a
risk of damaging wind gusts and hail.  An isolated tornado or two is
also possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles west southwest
of Sherman TX to 35 miles west northwest of Fort Leonard Wood MO.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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
25035.

...Hart

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