URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 686
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
445 PM CDT Tue Sep 19 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 445 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY…Isolated severe thunderstorms are expected to develop
through early evening and move southeast. Very large hail, possibly
up to baseball size, and damaging winds will be possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 110 miles southwest of
Wichita Falls TX to 60 miles north northeast of Clinton OK. 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
AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector