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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 66
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1015 PM CDT Fri Mar 27 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 1015 PM
until 400 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
SUMMARY...Initially elevated supercell across central Missouri
should progress near the I-70 corridor with additional development
possible to the east-northeast into the early morning. Large hail
will be the primary hazard.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles west southwest
of Columbia MO to 30 miles south of Decatur IL. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector