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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 134
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
540 PM CDT Sun Apr 9 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 540 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 80 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A small-scale linear cluster of storms with a history of
severe-caliber winds should continue generally eastward across
south-central Nebraska through the early evening hours. For
additional information, see Mesoscale Discussion 468.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles west southwest
of Kearney NE to 25 miles east southeast of Grand Island NE. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector