SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 213

WW 213 SEVERE TSTM NE SD 240125Z – 240700Z

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 213
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
825 PM CDT Sat May 23 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  West central and central Nebraska
  South central South Dakota

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 825 PM
  until 200 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 2 inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Storms are growing into a larger line along a cold front
moving into southwest South Dakota and the Nebraska Panhandle.  This
convection will spread eastward overnight with a continued threat
for large hail and damaging winds.  An isolated tornado cannot be
ruled out with embedded circulations and/or supercell structures.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles northeast of
Pierre SD to 60 miles southwest of North Platte NE. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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


210...WW 211...WW 212...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector


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