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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 493
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
800 PM CDT Mon Oct 2 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
South central into northeastern Nebraska
* Effective this Monday night from 800 PM until Midnight CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Ongoing storms along a stalled front will continue for the
next few hours, with a threat for large hail and damaging gusts with
embedded supercells. There should be a gradual transition to more
widespread storms and a diminished severe-storm threat by about
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles east northeast
of Norfolk NE to 50 miles south of Kearney NE. 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 492...
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