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Tornado Watch Number 70

NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

350 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a


* Tornado Watch for portions of

southern Illinois

western Kentucky

east-central and southeastern Missouri


* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 350 PM until

1000 PM CDT.


* Primary threats include...

A few tornadoes possible

Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible


SUMMARY...Strong/severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop

across/spread into WW #70 over the next couple of hours. Along with

potential for large hail and locally damaging wind gusts, a couple

of tornadoes will also be possible across the mid Mississippi/lower

Ohio Valley area.


The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles

north and south of a line from 60 miles west southwest of Farmington

MO to 75 miles east northeast of Mount Vernon IL. For a complete

depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update





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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