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This covers almost all of Kentucky west of I-65

 

 

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Tornado Watch Number 46

NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

1145 AM CDT Thu Mar 12 2020

 

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

 

* Tornado Watch for portions of

Southern Illinois

Southern Indiana

Western and Central Kentucky

Southeast Missouri

Northwest and North Central Tennessee

 

* Effective this Thursday morning and afternoon from 1145 AM

until 500 PM CDT.

 

* Primary threats include...

A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible

Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2

inches in diameter possible

 

SUMMARY...Multiple clusters of thunderstorms will track across the

watch area this afternoon, with a few supercell storms expected to

develop. Strengthening winds aloft will pose a risk of a tornadoes,

possibly strong. Hail and damaging winds are also possible with the

strongest storms.

 

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles

north and south of a line from 25 miles west southwest of Cape

Girardeau MO to 35 miles northeast of Bowling Green KY. For a

complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline

update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

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.

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505 PM CDT Thu Mar 12 2020

 

 

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

 

 

* Tornado Watch for portions of

Central Kentucky

Northern Tennessee

 

 

* Effective this Thursday afternoon from 505 PM until Midnight

CDT.

 

 

* Primary threats include...

A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible

Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5

inches in diameter possible

 

 

SUMMARY...Severe storms including several supercells will continue

to move east-southeastward this evening, particularly in vicinity of

a warm front. This includes the potential for a couple of tornadoes

aside from large hail and damaging winds.

 

 

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles

north and south of a line from 35 miles west northwest of Bowling

Green KY to 115 miles east of Bowling Green KY. For a complete

depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update

(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

 

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

 

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.

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