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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 212
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
330 PM CDT Wed May 22 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and Southwest Missouri
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 330 PM
until 1100 PM CDT.
...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
* Primary threats include...
Several tornadoes and a few intense tornadoes likely
Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to develop across the watch
area this afternoon and spread northeastward through the evening.
Supercells capable of very large hail, damaging winds, and strong
tornadoes are possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
north and south of a line from 60 miles west southwest of Tulsa OK
to 60 miles east northeast of Knob Noster MO. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 211...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.