Source: US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Note: The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.Note: Click for Watch Status Reports.
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 226
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
615 PM CDT Mon May 25 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday night from 615 PM until Midnight CDT.
* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY…The potential will exist through the early/mid-evening
hours for a tornado or two across the region.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
east and west of a line from 20 miles east northeast of Grove OK to
50 miles south southeast of Poteau OK. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
REMEMBER…A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 17020.
Note: The Aviation Watch (SAW) product is an approximation to the watch area. The actual watch is depicted by the shaded areas.
WW 226 TORNADO AR OK 252315Z – 260500Z
AXIS..50 STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF LINE..
20ENE GMJ/GROVE OK/ – 50SSE RKR/POTEAU OK/
..AVIATION COORDS.. 45NM E/W /31NNW RZC – 52NNW TXK/
HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT..0.5 INCH. WIND GUSTS..55 KNOTS.
MAX TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 17020.
LAT…LON 36729350 34349341 34349516 36729531
THIS IS AN APPROXIMATION TO THE WATCH AREA. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE WOUS64 KWNS
Watch 226 Status Report Message has not been issued yet.
Note: Click for Complete Product Text.TornadoesProbability of 2 or more tornadoes
Probability of 1 or more strong (EF2-EF5) tornadoes
WindProbability of 10 or more severe wind events
Probability of 1 or more wind events > 65 knots