The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Eastern Arkansas Southern Indiana Western and Central Kentucky Southeast Missouri Northern Mississippi Western and Middle Tennessee * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 145 PM until 900 PM CST. * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will intensify along and ahead of a cold front moving across the watch area this afternoon and evening. The strongest storms will pose a risk of damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 95 statute miles east and west of a line from 90 miles northeast of Bowling Green KY to 50 miles southeast of Little Rock AR. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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