SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 349

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 349

WW 349 SEVERE TSTM MT ND SD WY 292010Z – 300300Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 349
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
210 PM MDT Wed May 29 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern Montana
Western North Dakota
Western South Dakota
Northeast Wyoming

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 210 PM
until 900 PM MDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

SUMMARY…Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to
develop and generally move northeastward across the region through
the evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles north northeast
of Wolf Point MT to 85 miles southwest of Rapid City SD. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


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 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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