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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 622
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1210 PM CDT Mon Aug 26 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Parts of central and southern Missouri
* Effective this Monday afternoon from 1210 PM until 500 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A well-developed storm cluster with bowing characteristics
will likely persist into the afternoon while moving
east-southeastward into an environment more supportive of
surface-based storms. The storms have produced measured gusts up to
76 mph in the past hour or so, and the threat for damaging winds and
isolated large hail should continue for several more hours.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles north of
Joplin MO to 45 miles east southeast of Fort Leonard Wood MO. 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
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 550. Mean storm motion vector