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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 60
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
625 AM CST Fri Mar 3 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Far southeast Illinois
Western into central Kentucky
Western into Middle Tennessee
* Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 625 AM until
100 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 80 mph possible
SUMMARY...A fast moving line of storms will intensify and track
northeast this morning into early afternoon. Damaging gusts and a
few tornadoes will be the primary hazards with these storms.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 10 miles west northwest of Owensboro KY
to 40 miles south southeast of Tupelo MS. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 59...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
storm motion vector 22050.