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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 375
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
225 PM MDT Wed Jul 15 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southeast and east-central Colorado
Northeast New Mexico
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 225 PM
until 900 PM MDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms will continue to increase into the
high plains of southeast/east-central Colorado this afternoon, and a
bit later across northeast New Mexico. Large hail and severe-caliber
wind gusts are the primary hazards.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles east northeast
of Limon CO to 35 miles south southwest of Tucumcari NM. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 373...WW 374...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector