SPC has issued a Tornado Watch for parts of MN and most of Wisconsin. There are no counties in our viewing area in the watch. Here is the watch information:
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 295
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
225 PM CDT THU MAY 24 2012
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
WESTERN AND CENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN
NORTHERN AND WESTERN WISCONSIN
EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 225 PM UNTIL
1000 PM CDT.
TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF LA
CROSSE WISCONSIN TO 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF IRONWOOD MICHIGAN. FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
I will continue to track the front and the storms along it. Stay tuned for further updates.
This post was written by Schnack on May 24, 2012