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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 302
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
210 PM CDT Wed May 31 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
South Central Kansas
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 210 PM
until 800 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will continue to intensify over parts of
central Kansas through the afternoon. The strongest cells will be
capable of large hail and damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles southwest of
Hutchinson KS to 25 miles east northeast of Chanute KS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 300...WW 301...
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 500. Mean storm motion vector