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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 378
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
705 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday night from 705 PM until Midnight CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Severe storms over southern Wisconsin and far northwest
Illinois nd northeast Iowa are expected to continue moving eastward
toward southern Lake Michigan later this evening with potential to
produce damaging wind gusts and possibly a couple of tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles northeast of Rockford IL to 50
miles south southeast of Rockford IL. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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...WW 376...WW 377...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 27035.