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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 125
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM MDT Sun May 27 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West Central Nebraska
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
900 PM MDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to spread into west-central
Nebraska this afternoon from the southwest, with the stronger cells
capable of large hail and damaging winds. An isolated tornado is
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles west northwest
of Valentine NE to 10 miles southeast of Imperial NE. 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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 123...WW 124...
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