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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 270
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
810 PM EDT Fri May 26 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and eastern Indiana
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 810 PM
until 200 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A linear complex of storms across west-central Indiana
early this evening will likely to continue to somewhat expand in
size as it continues east-southeastward this evening. Damaging winds
will be the main concern, but some peripheral severe hail will be
possible and a brief tornado cannot be entirely ruled out especially
near the warm front.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles south
southwest of Lafayette IN to 90 miles east of Indianapolis IN. 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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 268...WW 269...
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