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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 418
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
320 PM CDT Fri Jun 21 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western and Central Kentucky
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 320 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Multiple lines of intense thunderstorms will track
southeastward across the watch area this afternoon and evening,
posing a risk of damaging wind gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles southwest of
Poplar Bluff MO to 40 miles northeast of Bowling Green KY. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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 415...WW 416...WW 417...
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