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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 190
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
520 PM CDT Sat May 7 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
North central Nebraska
South central South Dakota
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 520 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorm development is expected along a
sharpening cold front through late evening. The storm environment
will support a mix of multicell clusters and some supercell
structures capable of producing isolated large hail of 1 to 1.5
inches in diameter, as well as damaging outflow gusts of 60-70 mph.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northwest
of Huron SD to 45 miles south of Mullen NE. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector