Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NOAA's National Weather Service   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Storm Prediction Center
navigation bar left  
  navigation bar end cap


 
USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official Web portal to all Federal, state and local government Web resources and services.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 298
< Previous WW         Next WW >
  | | | | | |  
WW0298 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
Note: Click for Watch Status Reports.
   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 298
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1150 PM CDT SAT JUN 14 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN IOWA
     NORTHEAST KANSAS
     EXTREME NORTHWEST MISSOURI
     EAST AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 1150 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF CONCORDIA KANSAS TO 40 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   DENISON IOWA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 TORNADOES.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 294...WW 296...WW 297...

   DISCUSSION...WELL-DEVELOPED SQUALL LINE WITH EMBEDDED BOWING
   SEGMENTS WILL CONTINUE EWD ACROSS ERN NEB/NE KS WITH A RISK FOR
   WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS.  LARGE HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH
   THE STRONGER EMBEDDED STORMS.  AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL BE POSSIBLE
   WITH EMBEDDED MESOVORTICES...ESPECIALLY WHERE THE BOWING SEGMENT IN
   S CENTRAL NEB INTERSECTS A REMNANT OUTFLOW BOUNDARY EXTENDING ENEWD
   INTO E CENTRAL NEB.  THE SQUALL LINE WILL LIKELY REACH WRN
   IA/EXTREME NW MO BEFORE WEAKENING DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27040.


   ...THOMPSON
Top of Page/Status Messages for this watch/All Current Watches/Forecast Products/Home
Weather Topics:
Watches, Mesoscale Discussions, Outlooks, Fire Weather, All Products, Contact Us

NOAA / National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Storm Prediction Center
120 David L. Boren Blvd.
Norman, OK 73072 U.S.A.
spc.feedback@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 15, 2014
Disclaimer
Information Quality
Help
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities