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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 348
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1015 PM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1015 PM
until 600 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A broken linear cluster of storms will likely continue to
spread south-southeastward into additional parts of
southwest/south-central Missouri and northeast Oklahoma through the
late evening and overnight hours. Damaging winds will be the primary
concern along with some hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles south
southeast of Jefferson City MO to 45 miles west of Tulsa OK. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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 345...WW 346...WW 347...
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 600. Mean storm motion vector