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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 411
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
330 PM CDT Wed Jul 12 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern and Central Wisconsin
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 330 PM
until 1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to develop
along a cold front as it progresses across WI this evening. Large
hail and damaging winds are expected with this activity as it
spreads toward northern Lake MI this evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles either side of a line from 35 miles north northeast of
Rhinelander WI to 50 miles south southwest of Mosinee WI. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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
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