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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 295
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
435 PM CDT Wed May 29 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West Central Illinois
East Central Missouri
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 435 PM
until 1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will spread northeastward across the watch
area this afternoon and evening, with a few intense cells capable of
damaging winds and large hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles south of
Jefferson City MO to 10 miles east of Salem IL. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 289...WW 291...WW
292...WW 293...WW 294...
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 500. Mean storm motion vector