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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 162
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1030 PM CDT Fri Apr 29 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
North-central and northeastern Oklahoma
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 1030 PM
until 600 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A band of thunderstorms is expected to continue building
along a cold front. This activity should move southeastward to
eastward tonight, through a favorably moist air mass across the
watch area. Damaging gusts and sporadic large hail will be the main
severe-weather elements, though a tornado cannot be ruled out.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles either side of a line from 40 miles south southwest of
Ponca City OK to 55 miles north northeast of Springfield MO. 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 158...WW 160...WW 161...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector