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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 330
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
435 PM EDT Wed Jun 14 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southwest Lower Michigan
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 435 PM
until 1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of thunderstorms will move from northeast
Illinois into the watch area this afternoon, posing a risk of
damaging wind gusts and hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles east of Benton
Harbor MI to 70 miles south southeast of Valparaiso 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 328...WW 329...
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 500. Mean storm motion vector