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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 210
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
845 PM CDT Tue May 21 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 845 PM
until 300 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A broken line/clusters of storms will continue to steadily
progress east-northeastward across southern Illinois and southeast
Missouri through the late evening and overnight hours, with the most
intense storms along and south of a warm front.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
east and west of a line from 10 miles northeast of Mattoon IL to 40
miles south southwest of Cape Girardeau MO. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 207...WW 208...WW 209...
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 550. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.