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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 170
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
810 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Extreme north central Kentucky
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 810 PM
until 200 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of slightly elevated storms, with some supercell
structures, will likely persist and spread eastward from Indiana
into Ohio through early tonight. The strongest storms will be
capable of producing large hail and damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 30
statute miles north and south of a line from 115 miles west of
Cincinnati OH to 85 miles east of Cincinnati OH. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
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
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector