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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 3:20 PM CDT on May 30, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 30, 2016


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
eastern Colorado
northwest Kansas
western and central Nebraska

* effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 320 PM until
1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
widespread large hail likely with isolated very large hail
    events to 2 inches in diameter possible
scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
a tornado or two possible

Summary... thunderstorms now forming along Lee trough and cold front
in western part of watch area expected to move/develop generally
eastward... with an attendant risk for severe hail and wind as they
organize into bands/clusters. A limited threat for landspout-type
tornados also will exist in western part of watch.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles east
northeast of Valentine Nebraska to 65 miles south of Burlington
Colorado. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou2).

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 231...

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 24025.


... Corfidi

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