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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 374
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
315 PM CDT Wed Jul 15 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 315 PM
until 900 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...Severe weather/tornado threat may develop northeastward
across parts of northeastern Illinois this afternoon, with all
severe hazards a possibility.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
north and south of a line from 25 miles west southwest of Marseilles
IL to 70 miles east southeast of Marseilles IL. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 373...
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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24025.