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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 207
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
810 PM EDT Wed May 10 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
East central Illinois
* Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 810 PM
until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A line of strong/severe thunderstorms over central
Illinois will track eastward across the watch area this evening.
Damaging winds and hail will be possible along the leading edge of
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles northwest of
Decatur IL to 30 miles south southeast of Muncie 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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 203...WW 204...WW
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 450. Mean storm motion vector