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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 158
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
335 PM CDT Fri Apr 29 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 335 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Isolated but intense supercell thunderstorms may develop
this afternoon and evening across the watch area. Any storm that
forms and persists will pose a risk of very large hail, damaging
winds, and strong tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles north northwest of Beatrice NE
to 70 miles southeast of Wichita KS. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 157...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.