Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Cheyenne Thursday
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of southeastern Wyoming, northeastern Colorado, and the Nebraska Panhandle, that includes the city of Cheyenne, in effect until 9:00 PM Thursday (August 1).
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.
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 SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage through the afternoon across the watch area, with a few severe storms expected. Large hail and damaging winds will be possible in the strongest cells through the early evening. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles south southeast of Limon CO to 35 miles north northeast of Torrington WY. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).