The National Weather Service has issued a PDS tornado watch for our area today.  The PDS stands for a particularly dangerous situation and are rarely issued by the NWS unless they believe that it is warranted.  This is going to be a long day for us. 

Here are the probabilities for all modes of severe weather with this watch forecast.

Tornadoes

Probability of 2 or more tornadoes High (80%)
Probability of 1 or more strong (F2-F5) tornadoes Mod (60%)
Wind

Probability of 10 or more severe wind events High (70%)
Probability of 1 or more wind events > 65 knots Mod (60%)
Hail

Probability of 10 or more severe hail events High (70%)
Probability of 1 or more hailstones > 2 inches Mod (50%)

Combined Severe Hail/Wind

Probability of 6 or more combined severe hail/wind events High (>95%)