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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 372
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
505 PM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Western Nebraska
Southwest South Dakota
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 505 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms currently over eastern Wyoming and the
Nebraska Panhandle will track eastward across the watch this
evening. Locally damaging wind gusts and large hail will be
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles south of North
Platte NE to 95 miles north northeast of Chadron NE. 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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector