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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 298
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
945 PM CDT Tue May 31 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 945 PM
until 300 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will increase in coverage across southeast
Kansas and western Missouri late this evening, with the strongest
cells capable of large hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
statute miles north and south of a line from 70 miles southwest of
Emporia KS to 25 miles east southeast of Knob Noster MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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 297...
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 500. Mean storm motion vector