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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 132
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM CDT Tue May 29 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Northeast Kansas
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* 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 likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms are expected to mature and
intensify into the evening hours. Large hail and locally damaging
winds should accompany convection as it spreads east this evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles southwest of
Hutchinson KS to 30 miles north of Shenandoah IA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 130...WW 131...
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