Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 514
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1155 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  NORTH-CENTRAL KANSAS
  SOUTH-CENTRAL NEBRASKA

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1155
  PM UNTIL 700 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES EAST OF HILL
CITY KANSAS TO 35 MILES NORTHWEST OF GRAND ISLAND NEBRASKA.  FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 512...WW 513...

DISCUSSION...TSTMS ARE BECOMING BETTER-ORGANIZED ALONG AND JUST
BEHIND SFC COLD FRONT...ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF INTERSECTING
OUTFLOW BOUNDARY THAT IS LOCATED JUST S OF I-80.  SPORADIC LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING GUSTS ARE ANTICIPATED AS FRONTAL SQUALL LINE MOVES
EWD...WITH SOME BACKBUILDING POSSIBLE INTO KS.

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 450. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 27035.


...EDWARDS


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