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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 312
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
855 PM CDT Thu Jun 24 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far west-central Illinois
Northeast and east-central Kansas
* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 855 PM
until 300 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Increasingly elongated QLCS should spread east-southeast
across north-central and northeast Missouri, with shifting southeast
across from parts of eastern Kansas towards central Missouri.
Embedded bowing segments will have the potential for significant
severe gusts and a brief tornado or two.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles northeast of
Quincy IL to 40 miles west southwest of Topeka KS. 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
tornado watch number 309...tornado watch number 311. Watch number
309 311 will not be in effect after 855 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector