Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Kansas)

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 47
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
730 PM CDT WED APR 2 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL…CENTRAL…AND EASTERN KANSAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 730 PM
UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTH OF
TOPEKA KANSAS TO 25 MILES NORTHWEST OF MEDICINE LODGE KANSAS.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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 46…

DISCUSSION…ELEVATED STORMS WILL INCREASE IN A ZONE OF
STRENGTHENING WARM ADVECTION TO THE N OF THE SURFACE FRONT…WHILE
OTHER LEFT SPLIT SUPERCELLS WILL PERSIST A COUNTY OR TWO N OF THE
BOUNDARY. LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE STORM RISK.

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