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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 63
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1030 PM CDT Thu Mar 26 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 1030 PM
until 500 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of elevated thunderstorms will develop east from
east-central Kansas tonight. A few embedded supercells should form
with a risk for large hail, generally near the I-70 corridor in
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles southwest of
Topeka KS to 45 miles east northeast of Alton IL. 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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector