UPDATE (9:30 PM): Tornado Watch now until midnight for Cheyenne and Laramie.

TORNADO WATCH 484, PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING, IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT FOR THE
FOLLOWING AREAS

IN NEBRASKA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES

IN WESTERN NEBRASKA

BANNER                BOX BUTTE             DAWES
SCOTTS BLUFF          SIOUX

IN WYOMING THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL WYOMING

CONVERSE              NIOBRARA

IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING

ALBANY                GOSHEN                LARAMIE
PLATTE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AGATE, ALLIANCE, BILL, BORDEAUX,
BOSLER, CHADRON, CHADRON ST PARK, CHEYENNE, DEER CREEK, DOUGLAS,
GERING, GLENROCK, GUERNSEY, HARRISBURG, HARRISON, LARAMIE, LUSK,
REDBIRD, SCOTTSBLUFF, TORRINGTON, AND WHEATLAND.

 


 

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for parts of southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle that includes the cities of Cheyenne and Laramie until 10:00 PM Thursday (July 4).

Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop in the watch area this afternoon. Heavy rain, large hail, strong winds, and tornados are possible. (full text of the watch below).

Graphic courtesy
NOAA / National Weather Service

REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and 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.

   Tornado Watch Number 484
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   235 PM MDT Thu Jul 4 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Nebraska Panhandle
     Southeast Wyoming

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 235 PM until
     1000 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
       inches in diameter likely
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph possible

   SUMMARY...Multiple supercells should develop across southeast
   Wyoming this evening and may eventually evolve into a cluster across
   parts of the Nebraska Panhandle.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 45 miles south southwest of Douglas
   WY to 30 miles south southeast of Chadron NE. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).