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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 301
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
440 PM CDT Wed Jun 24 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western and central Kansas
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon from 440 PM until Midnight
* Primary threats include...
Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Sporadic thunderstorms may continue to develop for another
few hours in a frontal zone lying across west-central and central
Kansas, where low-level moisture and lift remain maximized. This
activity should offer Large hail and locally severe gusts. Some
clustering, upscale growth and southward forward propagation are
possible, which would boost the wind threat locally along any such
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles west northwest
of Russell KS to 50 miles south southwest of Hutchinson KS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 300...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector