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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 381
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1025 PM CDT Fri Jul 17 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western and Northern Wisconsin
* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 1025 PM
until 600 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 80 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A well-organized line of storms will continue to steadily
spread southeastward across the region through the late evening and
overnight. Damaging winds are likely, but a tornado or two could
also occur aside from some severe hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 95
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles northeast of
Ironwood MI to 55 miles southwest of Minneapolis MN. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 380...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector