WWUS20 KWNS 082051
SPC WW 082051
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 638
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 PM MDT Sun Sep 8 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Northeastern Colorado
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
900 PM MDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY…Thunderstorms over the high terrain of central Colorado
will intensify as it moves eastward into the High Plains. Damaging
wind gusts are the main concern with the strongest cells, along with
some risk of hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north northwest
of Fort Collins CO to 15 miles southeast of Pueblo CO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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