SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 73



WW 73 SEVERE TSTM KS 070205Z – 070700Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 73
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
905 PM CDT Tue Apr 6 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northeast Kansas

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 905 PM
  until 200 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...Earlier supercells in central Kansas have evolved into
more of a linear configuration, which suggests more of a damaging
wind threat into the overnight hours as the storms spread eastward. 
The stronger storms will also continue to pose a threat for
occasional large hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north of
Manhattan KS to 35 miles west southwest of Emporia KS. 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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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 72...

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
26025.

...Thompson

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