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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 582
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
300 PM MDT Wed Aug 14 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far northwest Kansas
Southwest Nebraska Panhandle
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 300 PM
until 900 PM MDT.
* 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…A supercell or two may become sustained along a weak
boundary near the Wyoming-Colorado-Nebraska border, moving southeast
across eastern Colorado into northwest Kansas.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles north northwest
of Akron CO to 45 miles southwest of Burlington CO. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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