Tornado Watch 195 06/20/2018

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 195
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
305 PM CDT Wed Jun 20 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
central and eastern Iowa

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 305 PM
until 700 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY…Storms interacting with a warm front over central Iowa
will pose a risk for a few tornadoes this afternoon.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 35 miles southwest of Fort Dodge IA
to 45 miles east southeast of Cedar Rapids IA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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