Tuesday, February 28, 2017

TORNADO WATCH 0041 AND 0042 AND ALSO AVIATION WATCH IN PINK


 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 42
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   300 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Iowa
     Northern and Central Illinois
     Northwest Indiana
     Northeast Missouri
     Lake Michigan

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 300 PM until
     1000 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 3 inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms are expected to form this
   afternoon and early evening across the watch area.  Conditions
   appear favorable for large hail in the stronger cells, along with
   the risk for isolated tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 120 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 35 miles south of Ottumwa IA to 30
   miles north of Lafayette IN. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 41...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 25035.

   ...Hart
 
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 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 41
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   215 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern and West-Central Illinois
     Extreme Southeast Kansas
     Central and Southern Missouri

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 215 PM until
     900 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
       to 3 inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Widely scattered thunderstorms are expected to affect the
   watch area this afternoon and evening, with a few severe storms
   likely.  Very large hail and isolated tornadoes will be possible in
   the more intense storms.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 10 miles west northwest of Joplin MO
   to 25 miles south southeast of Mount Vernon IL. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 25035.

   ...Hart
 


 

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