Colorado Severe Thunderstorm Watch

WWUS20 KWNS 212042
SPC WW 212042

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 611
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
245 PM MDT Wed Aug 21 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern Colorado
Southeast Wyoming

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 245 PM
until 900 PM MDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Isolated severe storms, in the form of sustained
multicells and a few transient supercells, are expected to develop
along the foothills/I-25 corridor of eastern Colorado into southeast
Wyoming. Isolated large hail will be the primary risk as storms
drift east-southeastward through late afternoon/evening, although
localized severe-caliber winds could also occur, particularly across
east-central Colorado.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles east and west of a line from 75 miles north northeast
of Laramie WY to 30 miles southeast of Pueblo CO. 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

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