SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 59

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 59

WW 59 SEVERE TSTM KS OK TX 241950Z – 250200Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 59
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
250 PM CDT Sun Mar 24 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West Central Kansas
Western Oklahoma
Western North Texas

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 250 PM until
900 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered 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 are developing along a dryline over the
Texas Panhandle. These storms will spread eastward through the
afternoon, posing a risk of large hail and damaging winds. A
tornado or two is also possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 80 miles north northeast
of Dodge City KS to 80 miles south southwest of Wichita Falls TX.
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 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector


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