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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 195
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 PM MDT Sat May 22 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
1000 PM MDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to develop
generally northeastward across the region, especially in vicinity of
a front that extends from northeast Colorado into southwest Nebraska
including areas near/north of Ogallala. Large hail and damaging
winds are possible, and a tornado risk may also exist, especially
near the aforementioned boundary near Ogallala.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 90 miles northwest of
North Platte NE to 40 miles east southeast of Goodland KS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 193...WW 194...
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