SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 701

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 701

WW 701 SEVERE TSTM IA KS MN NE SD 032205Z – 040400Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 701
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
505 PM CDT Tue Oct 3 2023

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western Iowa
North Central Kansas
Southwest Minnesota
Eastern Nebraska
Southeast South Dakota

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 505 PM until
1100 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY…Numerous thunderstorms will spread northeastward across
the watch area this evening. The strongest cells will pose a risk
of damaging winds and large hail. A tornado or two is also

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles north of
Brookings SD to 45 miles west southwest of Beatrice NE. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).


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 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector


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