Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Cheyenne and Laramie Wednesday
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect Wednesday (August 21) until 9:00 PM. The Watch includes much of southeastern Wyoming, including the cities of Cheyenne and Laramie.
Large hail and strong winds are the primary threats if storms do develop.
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
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 611 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 245 PM MDT Wed Aug 21 2019 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Eastern Colorado Southeast Wyoming * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 245 PM until 900 PM MDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible SUMMARY...Isolated severe storms, in the form of sustained multicells and a few transient supercells, are expected to develop along the foothills/I-25 corridor of eastern Colorado into southeast Wyoming. Isolated large hail will be the primary risk as storms drift east-southeastward through late afternoon/evening, although localized severe-caliber winds could also occur, particularly across east-central Colorado. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles east and west of a line from 75 miles north northeast of Laramie WY to 30 miles southeast of Pueblo CO. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).