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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 133
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
930 PM CDT Tue May 29 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Parts of western, central, and northern Oklahoma
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 930 PM
until 400 AM 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 possible
SUMMARY...Scattered severe storms are ongoing in clusters across
northwest and west central Oklahoma. These storms will likely
persist and spread eastward through the overnight hours with an
attendant threat for large hail, especially with embedded
supercells. There is still some potential for the storms in
northwest Oklahoma to grow into a somewhat larger cluster, which
would favor an increase in the threat for damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles northwest of
Ponca City OK to 35 miles west southwest of Chickasha OK. 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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 132...
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