URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 636
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
305 PM CDT Sat Aug 12 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far northeast New Mexico
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 305 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY…Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are forecast to
develop and consolidate into a thunderstorm cluster moving generally
west to east across the watch area. Severe gusts will be the
primary threat with the stronger thunderstorm outflow. Large hail
may accompany the stronger thunderstorm cores.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles northwest of
Clayton NM to 50 miles east southeast of Liberal KS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 633…WW 634…WW 635…
AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector