WWUS20 KWNS 172032
SPC WW 172032
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 592
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
335 PM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far eastern Colorado
Far southwestern Nebraska
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 335 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY…A cluster of severe thunderstorms may develop off across
the tri-state area as high-based storms spread east from the Palmer
Divide in Colorado.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles west northwest
of Burlington CO to 55 miles southeast of Mccook NE. 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