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WW 270 SEVERE TSTM NE WY 202215Z - 210500Z
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 270
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
415 PM MDT Mon May 20 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southwest Nebraska Panhandle
  Southeast Wyoming

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 415 PM until
  1100 PM MDT.

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

SUMMARY...Scattered severe storms are expected to from and spread
east-northeastward across southeast Wyoming and the southwest
Nebraska Panhandle, with the primary threats of hail 1-1.5 inches in
diameter and severe gusts of 60-70 mph.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles west northwest
of Scottsbluff NE to 45 miles west of Sidney NE. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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



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


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