Severe Thunderstorm Watch Friday For Cheyenne
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for eastern Wyoming, and parts of the Nebraska Panhandle and northeastern Colorado, in effect until 10:00 PM Friday (August 16). The watch includes the City of Cheyenne.
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
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Eastern Colorado Northwest Kansas Western Nebraska Southeast Wyoming * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 250 PM until 1000 PM MDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75 mph possible Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...A few supercells should develop east off the Front Range with risks for very large hail and severe wind gusts. Uncertainty exists in how far east severe storms will be maintained later this evening into northwest Kansas. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north of Torrington WY to 55 miles south of Burlington CO. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).