Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Eastern Wyoming Sunday Evening
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 10:00 PM Sunday (June 13) for counties in Eastern Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle. The Watch area includes the cities of Cheyenne, Pine Bluffs, Torrington, and Wheatland.
WHAT IS A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH?
The National Weather Service says that a Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. If you are in a Watch Area be on the lookout for severe weather and possible storm Warnings. A Warning is issued when the weather even is occurring. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes.
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 268 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 305 PM MDT Sun Jun 13 2021 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Nebraska Panhandle Southeast Wyoming * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 305 PM until 1000 PM MDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75 mph possible Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible SUMMARY...Initial discrete cells should persist across far southeast Wyoming, while additional storms form over the northwest Nebraska Panhandle. This activity should into an east-southeast moving cluster this evening. Large hail transitioning to predominately severe wind gusts are the main hazards. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles north northwest of Cheyenne WY to 15 miles north of Alliance NE. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8). 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.