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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 194
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
425 PM EDT Sun May 19 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
East Central Illinois
Much of Indiana
Southern Lower Michigan
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 425 PM until
1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A line of thunderstorms will track eastward across the
watch area this afternoon and early evening, posing a risk of
locally damaging wind gusts and hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles south southwest
of Bloomington IN to 25 miles northeast of Grand Rapids MI. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 192...WW 193...
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