SPC Tornado Watch 29

SPC Tornado Watch 29

WW 29 TORNADO KY OH WV 280940Z – 281500Z

Tornado Watch Number 29
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
440 AM EST Wed Feb 28 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
parts of northeeastern Kentucky
central and southern Ohio
western West Virginia

* Effective this Wednesday morning from 440 AM until 1000 AM EST.

* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Strong/locally severe storms are ongoing across western
Ohio and northern Kentucky at this time, and will continue to spread
eastward over the next several hours. The storms will pose local
risk for damaging winds and hail, as well as potential for a couple
of tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 40 statute miles
east and west of a line from 25 miles northeast of Columbus OH to 50
miles south of Athens OH. For a complete depiction of the watch see
the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


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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