SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 241



WW 241 SEVERE TSTM MI LM 030250Z – 030800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 241
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1050 PM EDT Tue Jun 2 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  West central and southwest Lower Michigan
  Lake Michigan

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1050 PM
  until 400 AM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...A convective system will move eastward across Lake
Michigan and may remain intact after reaching Lower Michigan. 
Damaging gusts will be the main threat, along with isolated large
hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles northwest of
Muskegon MI to 25 miles north northeast of Lansing MI. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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 240...

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 550. Mean storm motion vector
27040.

...Thompson

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