SPC Tornado Watch 115

SPC Tornado Watch 115

WW 115 TORNADO KS 160930Z – 161400Z

Tornado Watch Number 115
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
430 AM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Eastern Kansas

* Effective this Tuesday morning from 430 AM until 900 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Supercells capable of producing all severe hazards will
move eastward this morning.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles north northeast of Manhattan
KS to 45 miles south of Emporia KS. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).


REMEMBER…A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.



AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 22035.


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