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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 462
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1240 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far southern Indiana
Central and northern Kentucky
Far western Maryland Panhandle
Southern and eastern Ohio
Western and central Pennsylvania
Northern and western West Virginia
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1240 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Scattered damaging winds appear likely as numerous
clusters and lines of storms intensify and move east this afternoon.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles northeast of
Dubois PA to 60 miles south southeast of Louisville KY. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 461...
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