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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 454
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
700 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday evening from 700 PM until 1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
SUMMARY...Short-fused tornado threat may continue from a few showers
and thunderstorms interacting with a narrow corridor of favorable
shear and at least marginal buoyancy over the area.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
north and south of a line from 25 miles north of Redwood Falls MN to
85 miles east of Redwood Falls MN. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 453...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 16025.