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

Graphic courtesy NOAA/National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center

Graphic courtesy NOAA/National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center
   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).

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