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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 416
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
555 PM CDT Sat Jul 15 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and southern Wisconsin
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning from 555
PM until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage and
intensity near a cold front moving southward to southeastward across
the watch area. Occasional damaging gusts and large hail are
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles west southwest
of Camp Douglas WI to Manitowoc WI. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE and SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 34030.