Tornado Watch Number 111 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1200 PM CDT Tue Apr 30 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of Northwest Arkansas Southeast Kansas Southwest Missouri Central and Eastern Oklahoma
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from NOON until 1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include... A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter likely Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Numerous rounds of thunderstorms will affect the watch area this afternoon and evening, with parameters favorable for a risk of large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. A strong tornado or two is possible by late afternoon and early evening.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles northeast of Joplin MO to 30 miles south of Ardmore OK. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and 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.
Post by crashtestdummy on May 10, 2019 6:52:38 GMT -6
We've received about 8" of rain in northern Brazoria Co. Texas these last couple of days, 3.6" just overnight. The yard is under water. My Acurite weather station is displaying 9999+ lightening strikes in the last 48 hours.