SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 28



WW 28 SEVERE TSTM IN MI OH LE LH 142205Z – 150200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 28
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
605 PM EDT Thu Mar 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northeast Indiana
  Lower Michigan
  Northwest Ohio
  Lake Erie
  Lake Huron

* Effective this Thursday evening from 605 PM until 1000 PM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...An arcing band of low-topped storms will continue to
steadily race northeastward through the evening with the possibility
of isolated/embedded severe storms. Even late in the day,
temperatures have warmed a few degrees and some additional
destabilization is possible as environmental shear is otherwise very
strong. Damaging winds should be the primary concern, although a
brief tornado and/or hail could also occur.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles east and west of a line from 10 miles west of Bad Axe
MI to 65 miles southwest of Toledo OH. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU8).

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...WW 27...

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 400. Mean storm motion vector
23045.

...Guyer

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