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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 37
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
345 PM EST Fri Feb 24 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Much Of Indiana
Southern Lower Michigan
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until
1000 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are developing over western Indiana along a
cold front. These storms will spread across the watch area this
afternoon and evening, posing a threat of locally damaging winds and
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 20 miles north northeast
of Flint MI to 35 miles southwest of Bloomington IN. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector