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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 483
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1200 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
much of Florida
far southeast Georgia
* Effective this Sunday from NOON until Midnight EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible
SUMMARY...Bands of convection associated with Hurricane Irma will
continue progressing north across Florida in conjunction with Irma's
advance, while individual/embedded cells within the bands move
quickly westward. Stronger cells will be capable of producing
tornadoes this afternoon and evening.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
east and west of a line from 15 miles west northwest of Jacksonville
FL to 40 miles southwest of Avon Park FL. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 482...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean
storm motion vector 9050.