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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 315
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
515 PM CDT Sun Jun 28 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 515 PM until
1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A favorable environment exists across the region for a few
supercells through the evening. A tornado or two could occur along
with a damaging wind/severe hail risk.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles northeast of Mankato MN to 45
miles south southeast of Rochester MN. 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 312...WW 313...WW 314...
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.