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Source: US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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SEL1

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
Southwestern Kansas
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
mph possible
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).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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
tornadoes.

&&

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
27030.

…Edwards

SEL1

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
Southwestern Kansas
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
mph possible
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).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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
tornadoes.

&&

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
27030.

…Edwards

Note: The Aviation Watch (SAW) product is an approximation to the watch area. The actual watch is depicted by the shaded areas.
SAW1
WW 371 SEVERE TSTM KS OK TX 150110Z – 150800Z
AXIS..85 STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF LINE..
10W EHA/ELKHART KS/ – 5SE P28/MEDICINE LODGE KS/
..AVIATION COORDS.. 75NM N/S /53W LBL – 54SW ICT/
HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT..2 INCHES. WIND GUSTS..70 KNOTS.
MAX TOPS TO 600. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27030.

LAT…LON 38230208 38479852 36009852 35770208

THIS IS AN APPROXIMATION TO THE WATCH AREA. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE WOUS64 KWNS
FOR WOU1.

Watch 371 Status Report Message has not been issued yet.

Note:  Click for Complete Product Text.TornadoesProbability of 2 or more tornadoes

Low ( 2 inches

Mod (30%)

Combined Severe Hail/WindProbability of 6 or more combined severe hail/wind events

High (70%)

For each watch, probabilities for particular events inside the watch (listed above in each table) are determined by the issuing forecaster. The “Low” category contains probability values ranging from less than 2% to 20% (EF2-EF5 tornadoes), less than 5% to 20% (all other probabilities), “Moderate” from 30% to 60%, and “High” from 70% to greater than 95%. High values are bolded and lighter in color to provide awareness of an increased threat for a particular event.

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