SPC Tornado Watch 150

SPC Tornado Watch 150

WW 150 TORNADO IA IL MO WI 272255Z – 280500Z

Tornado Watch Number 150
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
555 PM CDT Sat Apr 27 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Eastern Iowa
Northwest Illinois
Northeast Missouri
Southwest Wisconsin

* Effective this Saturday afternoon from 555 PM until Midnight

* Primary threats include…
A couple 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…Thunderstorms will gradually develop this evening and
spread into the Watch area. Large hail, damaging gusts, and a few
tornadoes are possible with the stronger supercells and embedded
thunderstorm clusters.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
north and south of a line from 65 miles west of Burlington IA to 55
miles east southeast of Dubuque IA. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).


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.


147…WW 148…WW 149…

AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.


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