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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 1
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
745 AM CST Fri Jan 10 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
South-central and southeast Kansas
West-central and northern Oklahoma
* Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 745 AM until
200 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A few elevated supercells are expected through at least
midday, spreading northeast from west-central Oklahoma. Large hail
will be the primary hazard initially. A transition to surface-based
supercells may occur during the early afternoon with the possibility
for isolated damaging winds and a tornado as well.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles south southwest
of Enid OK to 35 miles west northwest of Chanute KS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector