Warnings Valid at: 18 Jul 2024 10:34 PM CDT
AZ
Flood Advisory (View Text) expires 01:15 AM by TWC (WJM)
Pima, in AZ
VTEC# 32 (NEW)
Issued: 10:15 PM
Updated: 10:15 PM
 
AZ
Severe Thunderstorm Warning (View Text) expires 10:45 PM by TWC (WJM)
Pima, in AZ
VTEC# 147 (NEW)
Issued: 10:03 PM
Updated: 10:03 PM
 
AZ
Dust Storm Advisory (View Text) expires 10:45 PM by TWC (WJM)
Pinal, in AZ
VTEC# 22 (NEW)
Issued: 09:22 PM
Updated: 09:22 PM
 
AZ
Flash Flood Warning (View Text) expires 11:45 PM by TWC (WJM)
Pima, in AZ
VTEC# 21 (NEW)
Issued: 08:37 PM
Updated: 08:37 PM
 
AZ
Flash Flood Warning (View Text) expires 11:15 PM by PSR (CK)
Gila, Gila, in AZ
VTEC# 20 (CON)
Issued: 08:13 PM
Updated: 08:49 PM
 
NC
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:45 AM by AKQ (Zimmerman)
Perquimans, Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank, in NC
VTEC# 20 (NEW)
Issued: 07:53 PM
Updated: 07:53 PM
 
AZ
Flash Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:45 PM by FGZ (NWS Flagstaff)
Yavapai, in AZ
VTEC# 35 (CON)
Issued: 07:41 PM
Updated: 09:46 PM
 
HI
Coastal Flood Statement (View Text) expires 11:00 PM by HFO ()
Kona, Kohala, Waianae Coast, Kahoolawe, Kauai Leeward, Niihau, Oahu North Shore, Olomana, Maui Windward West, Maui Leeward West, in HI
VTEC# 3 (NEW)
Issued: 07:36 PM
Updated: 07:36 PM
 
CA
Flash Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:45 PM by VEF (CM)
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, in CA
VTEC# 17 (CON)
Issued: 07:34 PM
Updated: 08:54 PM
 
PZ
Small Craft Advisory (View Text) expires 04:00 AM by SEW ()
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca, East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca, in PZ
VTEC# 113 (CON)
Issued: 06:00 PM
Updated: 04:45 PM
 
AR
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 11:00 AM by LZK (61)
White, Woodruff, in AR
VTEC# 45 (CON)
Issued: 05:39 PM
Updated: 07:36 PM
 
AM
Small Craft Advisory (View Text) expires 12:00 AM by CHS ()
Coastal waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 nm, in AM
VTEC# 55 (CON)
Issued: 05:36 PM
Updated: 10:27 PM
 
PZ
Small Craft Advisory (View Text) expires 11:00 PM by MTR ()
Coastal Waters from Point Reyes to Pigeon Point California out to 10 nm, Coastal Waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to 10 nm, in PZ
VTEC# 131 (EXP)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 10:34 PM
 
OR
Excessive Heat Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by BOI ()
Malheur County, in OR
VTEC# 3 (EXB)
Issued: 03:22 PM
Updated: 03:22 PM
 
WA
ID
Heat Advisory (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by OTX (JW)
Lewis and Southern Nez Perce Counties, Northern Panhandle, Central Panhandle Mountains, Coeur d Alene Area, Idaho Palouse, Lewiston Area, in ID
VTEC# 3 (EXT)
Issued: 02:00 PM
Updated: 06:56 PM
 
ID
Excessive Heat Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by BOI ()
Lower Treasure Valley, Upper Treasure Valley, Upper Weiser River, in ID
VTEC# 3 (EXT)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 03:22 PM
 
OR
Excessive Heat Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by BOI ()
Oregon Lower Treasure Valley, in OR
VTEC# 3 (EXT)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 03:22 PM
 
CA
TX
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 04:00 PM by SHV (88)
Angelina, Tyler, Trinity, Polk, Houston, in TX
VTEC# 207 (EXT)
Issued: 07:57 AM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
PZ
Small Craft Advisory (View Text) expires 05:00 PM by EKA ()
Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm, in PZ
VTEC# 82 (EXT)
Issued: 05:00 AM
Updated: 04:41 PM
 
WA
Heat Advisory (View Text) expires 12:00 AM by PDT (LN)
Yakima Valley, Kittitas Valley, Lower Columbia Basin of Washington, in WA
VTEC# 3 (CON)
Issued: 02:00 PM
Updated: 03:38 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by PAH (AL)
Scott, in MO
VTEC# 34 (EXT)
Issued: 09:00 PM
Updated: 11:14 AM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by PAH (AL)
Alexander, in IL
VTEC# 34 (EXT)
Issued: 09:00 PM
Updated: 11:14 AM
 
PZ
PZ
Small Craft Advisory (View Text) expires 11:00 AM by MTR ()
Coastal Waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas California out to 10 nm, in PZ
VTEC# 130 (CON)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 10:34 PM
 
PZ
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 04:36 AM by ILX (Barnes)
Clay, Richland, in IL
VTEC# 29 (EXT)
Issued: 05:12 AM
Updated: 08:49 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 AM by LOT (Petr)
Winnebago, in IL
VTEC# 50 (EXT)
Issued: 05:00 AM
Updated: 07:58 PM
 
NY
Rip Currents Statement (View Text) expires 08:00 PM by OKX (https://weather.gov/nyc)
Southeast Suffolk, in NY
VTEC# 10 (CON)
Issued: 04:02 AM
Updated: 07:56 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 AM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Lake, in IL
VTEC# 52 (EXT)
Issued: 10:48 PM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
WI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 AM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Kenosha, in WI
VTEC# 52 (EXT)
Issued: 10:48 PM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 11:30 PM by LSX (Walsh)
St. Clair, Monroe, in IL
VTEC# 134 (EXT)
Issued: 10:30 PM
Updated: 07:48 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 AM by LSX (Glass)
Madison, in IL
VTEC# 136 (EXT)
Issued: 05:42 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 AM by LSX (Glass)
St. Charles, in MO
VTEC# 136 (EXT)
Issued: 05:42 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:00 PM by DVN (Haase)
Henry, Rock Island, in IL
VTEC# 64 (EXT)
Issued: 05:00 PM
Updated: 07:53 PM
 
AN
Small Craft Advisory (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by OKX ()
Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm, in AN
VTEC# 60 (CON)
Issued: 05:00 PM
Updated: 04:54 PM
 
AM
AN
OR
Heat Advisory (View Text) expires 12:00 AM by PDT (LN)
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, in OR
VTEC# 3 (CON)
Issued: 02:00 PM
Updated: 03:38 PM
 
CA
Beach Hazard Statement (View Text) expires 11:00 PM by SGX ()
San Diego County Coastal Areas, in CA
VTEC# 14 (CON)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 03:34 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 04:00 PM by LSX (Walsh)
St. Louis, Jefferson, in MO
VTEC# 131 (EXT)
Issued: 09:16 AM
Updated: 07:50 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 AM by LOT (WSL)
Lake, in IL
VTEC# 47 (EXT)
Issued: 11:08 PM
Updated: 08:23 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 PM by LOT (WSL)
Lake, in IL
VTEC# 46 (EXT)
Issued: 11:08 PM
Updated: 08:23 PM
 
IN
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by LOT (Doom)
Porter, Jasper, in IN
VTEC# 40 (EXT)
Issued: 04:00 PM
Updated: 08:10 PM
 
IN
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 AM by LOT (Doom)
Newton, Lake, in IN
VTEC# 41 (EXT)
Issued: 03:00 PM
Updated: 08:10 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by LOT (Doom)
Winnebago, in IL
VTEC# 44 (EXT)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 07:54 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 AM by LOT (Doom)
Winnebago, in IL
VTEC# 43 (EXT)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 07:54 PM
 
WI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 05:00 PM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Green, Rock, in WI
VTEC# 47 (EXT)
Issued: 10:00 AM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 05:00 PM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Winnebago, in IL
VTEC# 47 (EXT)
Issued: 10:00 AM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:53 PM by DVN (08)
Henry, Whiteside, Rock Island, in IL
VTEC# 63 (CON)
Issued: 09:51 AM
Updated: 07:53 PM
 
WI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Jefferson, Rock, in WI
VTEC# 48 (EXT)
Issued: 09:09 AM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
WI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by MKX (MRC)
Jefferson, in WI
VTEC# 46 (CON)
Issued: 03:29 AM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
IN
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by IWX (Johnson)
Carroll, White, Pulaski, in IN
VTEC# 52 (EXT)
Issued: 04:00 PM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
MI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by DTX (TF)
Livingston, in MI
VTEC# 11 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 07:01 PM
 
MI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by IWX (Johnson)
Branch, St. Joseph, in MI
VTEC# 49 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
IN
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by IWX (Johnson)
Elkhart, in IN
VTEC# 49 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
IN
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 PM by IWX (MCD)
Pulaski, in IN
VTEC# 51 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
IN
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by IWX (Johnson)
St. Joseph, Elkhart, in IN
VTEC# 46 (CON)
Issued: 11:05 AM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
MI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by IWX (Johnson)
Berrien, in MI
VTEC# 46 (CON)
Issued: 11:05 AM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
TX
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 08:26 PM by SHV (88)
Angelina, Cherokee, Nacogdoches, in TX
VTEC# 195 (CON)
Issued: 09:33 PM
Updated: 08:26 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by PAH (SP)
Perry, Scott, Cape Girardeau, in MO
VTEC# 31 (EXT)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 11:14 AM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by PAH (SP)
Alexander, Jackson, Union, in IL
VTEC# 31 (EXT)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 11:14 AM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 08:28 PM by LSX (BRC)
Greene, Calhoun, Jersey, in IL
VTEC# 111 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 08:28 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 11:00 AM by LSX (MRB)
Randolph, Jackson, in IL
VTEC# 97 (EXT)
Issued: 01:01 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (Byrd)
St. Charles, in MO
VTEC# 99 (CON)
Issued: 01:01 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 11:00 AM by LSX (MRB)
Perry, Ste. Genevieve, in MO
VTEC# 97 (EXT)
Issued: 01:01 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (Byrd)
Jersey, in IL
VTEC# 99 (CON)
Issued: 01:01 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by LSX (Elmore)
Lincoln, in MO
VTEC# 103 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 07:46 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by LSX (MRM)
Lewis, in MO
VTEC# 94 (CON)
Issued: 05:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by LSX (MRM)
Adams, in IL
VTEC# 94 (CON)
Issued: 05:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by LSX (MRM)
Marion, in MO
VTEC# 95 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by LSX (MRM)
Adams, in IL
VTEC# 95 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (08)
Hancock, in IL
VTEC# 57 (EXT)
Issued: 09:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (08)
Clark, in MO
VTEC# 57 (EXT)
Issued: 09:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (08)
Lee, in IA
VTEC# 57 (EXT)
Issued: 09:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by LSX (MRM)
Adams, in IL
VTEC# 96 (CON)
Issued: 04:00 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by LSX (MRM)
Marion, in MO
VTEC# 96 (CON)
Issued: 04:00 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Lincoln, in MO
VTEC# 92 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Calhoun, in IL
VTEC# 92 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Lewis, in MO
VTEC# 93 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Adams, in IL
VTEC# 93 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (Gibbs)
Rock Island, in IL
VTEC# 50 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Ralls, in MO
VTEC# 91 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Pike, in IL
VTEC# 91 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (Gibbs)
Scott, in IA
VTEC# 50 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (08)
Clark, in MO
VTEC# 56 (CON)
Issued: 10:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (08)
Hancock, in IL
VTEC# 56 (CON)
Issued: 10:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 PM by DVN (Gibbs)
Clinton, in IA
VTEC# 48 (CON)
Issued: 09:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 PM by DVN (Gibbs)
Carroll, Whiteside, in IL
VTEC# 48 (CON)
Issued: 09:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by DVN (Gibbs)
Muscatine, in IA
VTEC# 47 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 AM by DVN (Gibbs)
Rock Island, in IL
VTEC# 47 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (Gross)
Scott, Clinton, in IA
VTEC# 41 (CON)
Issued: 10:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (Gross)
Rock Island, Whiteside, in IL
VTEC# 41 (CON)
Issued: 10:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Pike, in IL
VTEC# 90 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Marion, in MO
VTEC# 90 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by DVN (Gross)
Muscatine, Louisa, in IA
VTEC# 44 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 01:00 PM by DVN (Gross)
Rock Island, Mercer, in IL
VTEC# 44 (EXT)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Pike, in MO
VTEC# 89 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Pike, in IL
VTEC# 89 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (Gross)
Rock Island, in IL
VTEC# 39 (CON)
Issued: 04:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 07:00 PM by DVN (Gross)
Scott, Muscatine, in IA
VTEC# 39 (CON)
Issued: 04:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Calhoun, in IL
VTEC# 88 (CON)
Issued: 04:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
MO
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:45 PM by LSX (MRM)
Pike, in MO
VTEC# 88 (CON)
Issued: 04:00 AM
Updated: 09:45 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Mercer, in IL
VTEC# 42 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Louisa, in IA
VTEC# 42 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Henderson, Mercer, in IL
VTEC# 43 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Louisa, Des Moines, in IA
VTEC# 43 (CON)
Issued: 07:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Lee, Des Moines, in IA
VTEC# 37 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Henderson, Hancock, in IL
VTEC# 37 (CON)
Issued: 01:00 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Des Moines, in IA
VTEC# 36 (CON)
Issued: 12:27 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:09 PM by DVN (Gunkel)
Henderson, in IL
VTEC# 36 (CON)
Issued: 12:27 PM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 AM by DVN (Gibbs)
Dubuque, Jackson, in IA
VTEC# 35 (EXT)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 10:00 AM by DVN (Gibbs)
Jo Daviess, in IL
VTEC# 35 (EXT)
Issued: 11:00 AM
Updated: 09:09 PM
 
WI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:44 PM by MKX (DDV)
Dodge, in WI
VTEC# 32 (CON)
Issued: 10:56 PM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
WI
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:44 PM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Rock, in WI
VTEC# 24 (CON)
Issued: 10:51 AM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
IL
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 09:44 PM by MKX (MARQUARDT)
Winnebago, in IL
VTEC# 24 (CON)
Issued: 10:51 AM
Updated: 09:44 PM
 
TX
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 08:22 PM by LCH ()
Orange, Newton, in TX
VTEC# 35 (CON)
Issued: 08:00 PM
Updated: 08:22 PM
 
LA
Flood Warning (View Text) expires 08:22 PM by LCH ()
Calcasieu, Beauregard, in LA
VTEC# 35 (CON)
Issued: 08:00 PM
Updated: 08:22 PM
 
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Notes:

  • This application is educational grade and should not be used operationally.
  • The status column is simply the status of the warning. The warning is in 'NEW' state until a SVS is issued, then it goes to 'CON' for continued.
  • NEXRAD composite is available since 1 Jan 1997.
  • Prior to the NWS adoption of VTEC, warnings were not expired nor canceled.
  • SVS updates were added in 2005.
  • LSR archive begins 1 Jan 2004.
  • Archive of watches begins 1 Jan 1997.