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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 342

WW 342 SEVERE TSTM KS OK TX 182355Z - 190500Z
        
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 342
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
655 PM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southwestern Kansas
  The Oklahoma Panhandle
  The western and northern Texas Panhandle

* Effective this Saturday night from 655 PM until Midnight CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Storm mergers should lead to some upscale growth into
southwestern Kansas this evening, while another band of storms will
move east-southeastward from New Mexico into the Texas Panhandle. 
Isolated large hail will be possible with the initial storms in
Kansas with marginal supercell structures, and a few damaging gusts
will be the main concern with the linear convection through late
evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles northwest of
Garden City KS to 55 miles east southeast of Tucumcari NM. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
tornadoes.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 341...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
31020.

...Thompson

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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 341

WW 341 SEVERE TSTM CO NM 181845Z - 190200Z
        
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 341
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1245 PM MDT Sat Aug 18 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southeast Colorado
  Northeast New Mexico

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1245 PM
  until 800 PM MDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 2 inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will develop off the mountains of
south-central Colorado and northeast New Mexico, and track eastward
across the watch area this afternoon.  Large hail and damaging winds
will be possible in the strongest cells.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles east northeast
of Limon CO to 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas NM. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
tornadoes.

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AVIATION...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
28025.

...Hart

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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 342 Status Reports

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STATUS FOR WATCH 0342 HAS NOT BEEN ISSUED YET
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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 341 Status Reports

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STATUS REPORT ON WW 341

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 30 SE SAF TO
40 E LVS TO 30 NNW TCC TO 45 SSW CAO TO 25 S CAO TO 25 SSE SPD TO
25 S LAA TO 45 NNW LAA TO 10 WNW ITR TO 30 NW GLD.

..JEWELL..08/19/18

ATTN...WFO...PUB...GLD...BOU...ABQ...


STATUS REPORT FOR WS 341 

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS 

COC009-017-061-063-099-190240-

CO 
.    COLORADO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BACA                 CHEYENNE            KIOWA               
KIT CARSON           PROWERS             


NMC021-047-190240-

NM 
.    NEW MEXICO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

HARDING              SAN MIGUEL          


THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY.  PLEASE
REFER TO WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION STATEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL
INFORMATION ON COUNTIES...INDEPENDENT CITIES AND MARINE ZONES
CLEARED FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND TORNADO WATCHES.

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