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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 199
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
645 PM CDT Sun May 7 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Eastern Nebraska
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 645 PM
until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 80 mph possible
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 3 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop and quickly
increase this evening initially across northern Kansas and
south-central Nebraska. Some initial supercells capable of very
large hail can be expected. Some tornado risk may materialize later
this evening, but the potential for damaging winds should become the
most prominent hazard with the likelihood that a well-organized
cluster/MCS develops and moves east-southeastward across the region
later this evening into the overnight.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles north of Hill
City KS to 35 miles east southeast of Shenandoah IA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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 195...WW 196...WW
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector