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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 264
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
545 PM CDT Sat Jun 6 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
southwestern North Dakota
parts of western and north-central Nebraska
western and central South Dakota
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning from 545
PM until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Widespread damaging winds expected with isolated significant
gusts to 80 mph likely
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A fast-moving band of thunderstorms moving quickly
northeastward across eastern portions of Colorado and Wyoming will
continue, spreading across the WW area over the next several hours.
Along with potential for hail, widespread damaging winds --
including locally destructive wind gusts -- are expected.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 115
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles northwest of
Miles City MT to 55 miles northeast of Valentine NE. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 261...WW 262...WW 263...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector