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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 35
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
520 PM CST Mon Mar 2 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning from 520 PM
until 100 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter likely
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms should develop and increase in coverage and
intensity through the evening over the watch area, with commensurate
increase in mainly large-hail potential in a favorable supercell
environment. Tornadoes are possible, however, along with isolated
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
either side of a line from 45 miles south of Harrison AR to
Owensboro KY. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 27030.