The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Extreme southwestern Indiana
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from 530
PM until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A complex of severe thunderstorms, with a history of
damaging/severe gusts, is expected to maintain wind-damage potential
as it moves through a favorably moist/unstable air mass across the
watch area this evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles either side of a line from 15 miles east northeast of
Evansville IN to 40 miles southwest of Poplar Bluff MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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