South Dakota Tornado Watch

WWUS20 KWNS 091907
SPC WW 091907

Tornado Watch Number 564
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
210 PM CDT Fri Aug 9 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
South Dakota

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 210 PM until
900 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
mph likely
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Supercells developing across west-central South Dakota
should spread east-southeast across much of the central portion of
the state before developing into a cluster towards eastern South

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
north and south of a line from 65 miles west of Pierre SD to 10
miles north northeast of Mitchell SD. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


REMEMBER…A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.

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