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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 108
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
450 PM CDT Sun Apr 28 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 450 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A couple supercells across northwest Kansas may persist
east-southeast through this evening. Additional discrete supercells
should form south and southeast, especially after 7 PM CDT. Large
hail is the primary threat, but all hazards are possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles either side of a line from 60 miles south of Garden
City KS to 60 miles northwest of Hill City KS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector