SPC Tornado Watch 49

SPC Tornado Watch 49

WW 49 TORNADO IN KY OH 150215Z – 150800Z

Tornado Watch Number 49
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1015 PM EDT Thu Mar 14 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southern Indiana
Central and Northern Kentucky
Southern Ohio

* Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 1015 PM
until 400 AM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…A fast-moving line of storms over southern Indiana will
track eastward across the watch area tonight, with isolated severe
cells ahead of the line. Damaging winds, hail, and a few tornadoes
are all possible through the evening and early morning.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 40 statute miles
north and south of a line from 85 miles southwest of Louisville KY
to 120 miles northeast of Lexington KY. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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.


47…WW 48…

AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 27035.


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