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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 371
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
810 PM CDT Tue Jul 14 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northwestern Oklahoma and central to eastern Oklahoma Panhandle
North-central to northeastern Texas Panhandle
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 810 PM
until 300 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of severe thunderstorms initially over
southeastern Colorado and the Texas/Oklahoma Panhandles will pose a
severe-wind threat as they move across the watch area this evening,
with isolated large hail also possible. A few gusts to hurricane
force (65+ kt) are possible. Additional storms may form on the
merging outflows of these complexes over southwestern Kansas, also
offering severe hail/gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles west of
Elkhart KS to 5 miles southeast of Medicine Lodge 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 369...WW 370...
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 600. Mean storm motion vector