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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 31
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
730 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and southeast Indiana
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 730 PM
until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Bands of strong-severe storms will continue to move across
Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana into tonight, in advance of a cold front
moving eastward from Illinois. A few tornadoes will be possible
with both pre-frontal supercells, as well as with circulations
embedded in what may become a more solid line later this evening.
Otherwise, damaging winds and large hail can be expected with the
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles east northeast of Dayton OH to
20 miles south of Bowling Green KY. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 26. Watch number 26 will not be in effect after 730
PM EDT. CONTINUE...WW 27...WW 28...WW 29...WW 30...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 26045.