SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 169



WW 169 SEVERE TSTM IL IN 162030Z – 170100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 169
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
330 PM CDT Thu May 16 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  East-central Illinois
  Central and southern Indiana

* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 330 PM until
  800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Cluster of strong to locally severe storms may persist
south-southeast into early evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles west southwest
of Terre Haute IN to 45 miles east southeast of Indianapolis IN. For
a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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 168...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
33030.

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