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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 46
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
825 PM CST Tue Feb 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and southern Indiana
Central and western Kentucky
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 825 PM
until 400 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Widely spaced yet potentially tornadic supercells are
expected to move east-northeastward into and across parts of this
watch, offering the threats for tornadoes (some significant: capable
of at least EF2 damage), large hail and severe gusts. Some increase
in storm coverage is likely through the overnight hours. See SPC
mesoscale discussion 224 for initial meteorological insights.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 100 statute miles
east and west of a line from 20 miles south southeast of Jonesboro
AR to 30 miles east northeast of Bloomington IN. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 41...WW 42...WW 43...WW
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.