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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 255
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
625 PM CDT Mon Jul 2 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday night from 625 PM until Midnight CDT.
* Primary threats include...
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...Thunderstorms are developing in a small cluster across
central Nebraska, and these storms may persist through the late
evening/early overnight hours. The storm environment is sufficient
for embedded supercells with an attendant threat for large hail and
damaging winds. Additionally, an isolated tornado cannot be ruled
out this evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles west northwest
of Burwell NE to 35 miles southeast of North Platte NE. 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
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 600. Mean storm motion vector