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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 205
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1220 PM CDT Thu May 12 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Thursday afternoon from 1220 PM until 500 PM
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of storms will continue east-northeastward near
a warm front, with the air mass continuing to quickly destabilize
across northern Wisconsin. Isolated severe hail and locally damaging
winds are the primary concerns.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 140 miles west
southwest of Kennedy WI to 35 miles south of Ironwood MI. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 550. Mean storm motion vector