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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 383
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1055 PM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southern and Eastern Kansas
* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 1055 PM
until 500 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Storms beginning to develop and intensify near a boundary
extending from southwest into northeast Kansas. Activity is
expected to expand in coverage tonight with potential for damaging
wind gusts and large hail as storms move eastward and southeastward.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles south of Dodge
City KS to 30 miles northeast of Chanute KS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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 381...WW 382...
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