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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 262
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1100 PM CDT Tue Jul 3 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and northeastern South Dakota
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1100 PM
until 500 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Isolated storms may persist for another couple of hours
across northeastern South Dakota with a large hail threat. Storms
developing farther west will continue to evolve into clusters and
line segments, with the primary threat of damaging winds as the
storms spread east-northeastward through the late overnight hours.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles west southwest
of Mobridge SD to 55 miles east southeast of Aberdeen SD. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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...This severe thunderstorm watch replaces
severe thunderstorm watch number 260. Watch number 260 will not
be in effect after 1100 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 259...WW 261...
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 550. Mean storm motion vector