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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 63
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
355 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far northeast Missouri
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 355 PM
until 1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Isolated severe storms may develop this evening along and
south of a slow-moving cold front. Hail and wind are the primary
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles south
southwest of Cedar Rapids IA to 60 miles east northeast of
Marseilles IL. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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 61...WW 62...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector