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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 371
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
410 PM CDT Mon Jun 26 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western and central Kansas
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 410 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Widely scattered strong to severe thunderstorms will
continue to develop and spread south-southeastward through the late
afternoon and evening hours. Bouts of severe hail should be the
primary severe risk, although locally damaging winds may occur as
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 30 miles west northwest
of Burlington CO to 50 miles east northeast of Russell KS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector