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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 252
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1205 PM CDT Sun Jul 1 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and Eastern Wisconsin
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1205 PM until
700 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to
form this afternoon over central Wisconsin, tracking eastward across
the watch area. A few supercells with an associated tornado threat
may occur. Otherwise, damaging winds and hail are the main threats.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 25 miles east northeast of Marquette MI
to 10 miles east southeast of Janesville WI. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.