SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 124

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 124

WW 124 SEVERE TSTM KS MO 180440Z – 181100Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 124
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1140 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northeast Kansas
Western and Northwest Missouri

* Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 1140
PM until 600 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

SUMMARY…Storms will continue to increase and intensify across
northeast Kansas into western/northwest Missouri overnight,
including the I-70 corridor and potentially the Kansas City Metro
area. Large hail can be expected with the most intense storms, and
locally strong wind gusts could also occur.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles northwest of
Manhattan KS to 20 miles east northeast of Kansas City MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).


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
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector


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