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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 30
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
835 PM CST Sat Mar 5 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern and central Illinois
Extreme southern Wisconsin
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 835 PM
until 200 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Storms moving eastward from Iowa into Illinois and extreme
southern Wisconsin have trended into more linear structures, with an
attendant increase in the threat for damaging winds. An isolated
tornado or two may also occur with circulations embedded in the line
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north northwest
of Janesville WI to 25 miles west southwest of Bloomington IL. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
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 28...WW 29...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector