URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 692
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
405 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Eastern Oklahoma
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 405 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY…Initially, an isolated supercell may continue to pose a
large hail risk across eastern Oklahoma over the next few hours,
while additional and more numerous storms will likely develop by
early evening across northern/central Oklahoma.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles north northeast
of Bartlesville OK to 25 miles west of Mcalester OK. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 690…WW 691…
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 550. Mean storm motion vector