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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 376
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
410 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 410 PM
until 1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are likely to gradually intensify through
late afternoon and early evening as some additional air mass
destabilization occurs. While the air mass will not be overly
unstable, sufficient low-level/deep-layer shear, particularly near a
warm front, will support some tornado risk aside from severe hail
and damaging winds.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 70 miles north northwest of Eau Claire
WI to 10 miles east of La Crosse WI. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 375...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 27025.