Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued until 1-a.m. Wednesday
May 1st, 2012 by Ric Hanson
The Severe Storms Predication Center in Norman, OK, has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH (#224) until 1-a.m. CDT for the Following Counties in the KJAN listening area:
ADAIR-AUDUBON- CARROLL-CASS- CRAWFORD- FREMONT-GREENE-GUTHRIE- HARRISON-MILLS-MONONA-MONTGOMERY POTTAWATTAMIE-SAC and SHELBY.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour.
During the watch, people should review severe thunderstorm safety rules and be prepared to move a place of safety if threatening weather approaches.