SPC Tornado Watch 28

SPC Tornado Watch 28

WW 28 TORNADO KY TN 280855Z – 281400Z

Tornado Watch Number 28
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 AM CST Wed Feb 28 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
portions of central and eastern Kentucky
northern Middle Tennessee

* Effective this Wednesday morning from 255 AM until 800 AM CST.

* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Strong/locally severe thunderstorms continue to increase
in the vicinity of the Ohio River in northern Kentucky early this
morning, near the southern fringe of Tornado Watch 27. Storms are
forecast to continue to gradually spread east-southeastward over the
next several hours, with local risk for damaging winds and hail,
along with potential for a couple of tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 35 statute miles
north and south of a line from 35 miles west southwest of Bowling
Green KY to 30 miles northeast of Jackson KY. 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.



AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
storm motion vector 25040.


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