Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Cheyenne and Laramie Tuesday
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of southeastern Wyoming, eastern Colorado, and parts of Nebraska for Tuesday (August 4) until 9:00 PM. The Watch area includes the cities of Cheyenne and Laramie.
"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." - NWS
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 418 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 140 PM MDT Tue Aug 4 2020 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of eastern Colorado far western Kansas southwestern Nebraska northeastern New Mexico the Oklahoma panhandle the Texas panhandle southeastern Wyoming * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 140 PM until 900 PM MDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Thunderstorms initiating over the mountains and foothills will intensify while spreading southeastward into the adjacent plains late this afternoon and evening. Isolated supercells are possible, in addition to organizing clusters, which will pose a risk for severe hail and wind. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles west northwest of Sidney NE to 20 miles south southeast of Dalhart TX. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).