URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 703
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
120 PM CDT Wed Oct 4 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West-central and southwest Oklahoma
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 120 PM
until 900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
SUMMARY…Several supercells will develop with a primary initial
threat of very large hail. These cells should consolidate into an
eastward-moving cluster towards early evening with an increasing
threat for severe wind gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles west northwest
of Lubbock TX to 15 miles north of Fort Sill OK. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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
3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector