SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 555



WW 555 SEVERE TSTM IL IN KY MO 061850Z – 070200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 555
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
150 PM CDT Tue Aug 6 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  southern Illinois
  southern Indiana
  western Kentucky
  southeast Missouri

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 150 PM until
  900 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...Scattered multicell storms will continue to intensify
within a strongly unstable environment and become capable of
producing isolated damaging wind and possibly some hail through
early evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles north
northwest of Farmington MO to 30 miles east northeast of Evansville
IN. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

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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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 500. Mean storm motion vector
29035.

...Dial

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