SPC Tornado Watch 141

SPC Tornado Watch 141

WW 141 TORNADO KS OK 261910Z – 270200Z

Tornado Watch Number 141
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
210 PM CDT Fri Apr 26 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southeast Kansas
Eastern Oklahoma

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 210 PM until
900 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Isolated thunderstorms are beginning to form along a
dryline over southeast Kansas and central Oklahoma. This activity
may remain widely scattered, but those storms that form will pose a
risk of very large hail and a few tornadoes. Strong tornadoes are

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
east and west of a line from 25 miles north northeast of Chanute KS
to 20 miles east of Durant OK. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).


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 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.


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