SPC Tornado Watch 360

WW 360 TORNADO IL IN 151845Z – 160200Z

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Tornado Watch Number 360
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
245 PM EDT Sat Jun 15 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  east central and southeast Illinois
  central and southern Indiana

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 245 PM until
  1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Isolated supercell development appears possible along a
warm front advancing northward across the region through late
afternoon and early evening.  A few of these storms may pose a risk
for producing tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 30 miles southwest of Mattoon IL to
60 miles east of Bloomington IN. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).


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.



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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 27030.


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