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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 286
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
940 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 940 PM
until 400 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Multiple severe storms with a history of large hail and
very strong wind gusts will continue to move east/southeastward into
northwest/far western Oklahoma into the overnight hours.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles southwest of
Gage OK to 40 miles south southeast of Alva OK. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 279...WW 280...WW
281...WW 282...WW 283...WW 284...WW 285...
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 550. Mean storm motion vector