SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 27



WW 27 SEVERE TSTM IN KY OH LE 142100Z – 150200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 27
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
500 PM EDT Thu Mar 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Extreme southeastern Indiana
  North central Kentucky
  Southwestern into north central Ohio
  Lake Erie

* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 500 PM until
  1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...A broken band of storms, with some embedded supercells,
may persist for a few more hours before diurnal cooling contributes
to storm weakening.  The storm environment will favor supercells
capable of producing damaging winds and isolated large hail, along
with a tornado or two.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northeast
of Mansfield OH to 35 miles south of Louisville KY. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
tornadoes.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 25...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
24050.

...Thompson

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