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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 41
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
220 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 220 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms developing over eastern Kansas will track
northeastward across the watch area, while other isolated cells form
over IA/northern MO. Supercells capable of large hail and a few
tornadoes are expected.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles west northwest of Knoxville IA
to 60 miles south southwest of Olathe KS. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 39...WW 40...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 23035.