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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 433
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
555 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western and Northern Missouri
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning from 555
PM until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A very moist air mass and extreme instability resides in
areas along and south of a weak cold front. While deep-layer winds
are relatively weak, hot temperatures and extreme instability will
support the possibility of locally intense thunderstorms capable of
damaging downbursts and some hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles west of Topeka
KS to 35 miles south southeast of Kirksville MO. 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 432...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 650. Mean storm motion vector