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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 283
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
625 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and southern Missouri
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 625 PM
until 200 AM CDT.
* 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...Although the near-ground air mass has stabilized in the
wake of the earlier significant squall line, a very moist and
unstable air mass advecting atop the stable near-surface air mass
will support the possibility of some severe hail through the
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 65 miles southwest of
Knob Noster MO to 35 miles northeast of Farmington MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 275...WW 276...WW
277...WW 278...WW 279...WW 280...WW 281...WW 282...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector