Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Cheyenne Saturday
From the National Weather Service, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued that includes much of eastern Colorado and Laramie Country in Wyoming, including the city of Cheyenne, in effect until 11:00 PM Saturday
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 tornadoes.- NWS
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Eastern Colorado Far Southeast Wyoming * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 230 PM until 1100 PM MDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible SUMMARY...Strong-to-severe thunderstorms are expected to develop along the I-25/urban corridor of eastern Colorado and far southeast Wyoming through late afternoon. Severe hail and locally strong wind gusts are expected. Over time, storms/outflows should merge with increasing severe-wind potential late this afternoon and evening across the High Plains of east-central/southeast Colorado. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles northwest of Cheyenne WY to 30 miles west southwest of Springfield CO. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).