Tornado Watch in Effect for MN,WIWW 185 TORNADO MN WI 192225Z - 200600Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 185
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
525 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 525 PM
UNTIL 100 AM CDT.
* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 110 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
EAU CLAIRE WISCONSIN TO 20 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF CAMP DOUGLAS
WISCONSIN. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 179...WW 180...WW
181...WW 182...WW 183...WW 184...
DISCUSSION...ARCING SQLN ASSOCIATED WITH NNE-MOVING MCV EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE MOVING/DEVELOPING NEWD...WITH ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT
EXPECTED DOWNSTREAM IN AREA OF ENHANCED WAA/UPLIFT ALONG STALLED W-E
FRONT IN NRN WI. SETUP APPEARS FAVORABLE FOR ADDITIONAL STORMS WITH
LOCALLY DMGG WIND...MARGINALLY SVR HAIL...AND POSSIBLY A COUPLE
TORNADOES THROUGH LATE EVE.
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
500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 21030.
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