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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 212
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
435 PM MDT Sat May 23 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Extreme northeast and east central Colorado
Extreme southwest Nebraska
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 435 PM until
1000 PM MDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorm development appears to be underway near a
mesolow along the dryline near Goodland. At least isolated
supercells should evolve from this initial convection, with the
potential to produce isolated very large hail and a couple of
tornadoes through late evening.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles west northwest of Mccook NE to
30 miles south southeast of Goodland KS. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 207...WW 208...WW
209...WW 210...WW 211...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 24025.