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Storm Prediction Center Severe Thunderstorm Watch 500


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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 500
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   405 PM CDT Tue Sep 14 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southwest and south central Kansas

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 405 PM until
     1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop late this
   afternoon along a stalled front across southern Kansas.  The storm
   environment will support a threat for supercells capable of
   producing large hail of 1.5 to 2 inch diameter, and isolated severe
   outflow gusts of 60-70 mph through early tonight.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
   statute miles north and south of a line from 70 miles west southwest
   of Garden City KS to 20 miles east southeast of Wichita KS. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 498...WW 499...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   27020.

   ...Thompson
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