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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 136
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
755 PM CDT Mon May 3 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
A small part of east central Illinois
A small aprt of southwest Indiana
* Effective this Monday night from 755 PM until Midnight CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of severe storms in Illinois, with embedded
supercell structures, could persist for a few more hours while
moving east-southeastward into southwest Indiana. The strongest
storms will continue to pose a threat for large hail/damaging winds,
and an isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out through about
10-11 pm EDT.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles north of Terre
Haute IN to 50 miles east of Salem IL. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 128...WW 130...WW
131...WW 132...WW 133...WW 134...WW 135...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector