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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 125
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
840 AM EDT Wed Apr 5 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday morning and afternoon from 840 AM
until 400 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will develop and
spread across the watch area from west to east. Damaging
thunderstorm gusts and a couple of tornadoes will be the primary
severe hazards with the more intense thunderstorms.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
east and west of a line from 25 miles northeast of Saginaw MI to 55
miles southwest of Fort Wayne IN. 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 121...WW 122...WW
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 25045.