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SPC Tornado Watch 516

WW 516 TORNADO IL IN KY OH TN 091905Z – 100400Z

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Tornado Watch Number 516
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
205 PM CDT Tue Jul 9 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southern Illinois
  Southern Indiana
  Southwest Ohio
  Middle Tennessee

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 205 PM until
  1100 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Several tornadoes likely
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...A very moist environment and the remnants of Beryl, and
its strong low-level winds, will be favorable for rotating storms
capable of tornadoes, and possibly localized wind damage.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 95 statute miles
north and south of a line from 10 miles north northwest of Paducah
KY to 15 miles east northeast of Lexington 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 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 23040.


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