URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 702
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
530 PM CDT Tue Oct 3 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 530 PM until Midnight
* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY…Thunderstorms are rapidly forming over southwest Kansas.
These storms will build northeastward through the evening, posing a
risk of very large hail and locally damaging wind gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northeast
of Concordia KS to 35 miles west of Alva 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 699…WW 700…WW 701…
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