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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 35
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1255 AM CDT Sat Mar 30 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and northeast Oklahoma
* Effective this Saturday morning from 1255 AM until 800 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
SUMMARY...Elevated thunderstorms are forming across northwest
Oklahoma and the storms should increase in coverage and intensity
through the early morning hours. Large hail will be the primary
severe threat with the initial storms across central Oklahoma,
though isolated damaging gusts will become possible later and
farther east across extreme northeast Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas
and southwest Missouri.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 60 miles northwest of
Fort Sill OK to 40 miles east northeast of Fayetteville AR. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 500. Mean storm motion vector