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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 26
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
115 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southern and Central Indiana
Western and Central Ohio
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 115 PM until
800 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are intensifying along the IL/IN border, and
will track eastward across the watch area through the afternoon.
Conditions appear favorable for supercell storms capable of large
hail, damaging winds, and perhaps a strong tornado or two.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles south southwest of Terre
Haute IN to 20 miles south southeast of Columbus OH. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 25...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.