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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 4
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
345 PM CST Mon Jan 2 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
A part of the Florida Panhandle
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until
1000 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A few severe storms are expected to spread from southern
Alabama and extreme northwest Florida toward southwest Georgia this
evening as a weather system moves eastward across the lower
Mississippi Valley. Damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes will be
possible, especially near a warm front located across southeast
Alabama into southern Georgia.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles south of Troy AL to 20 miles
south southeast of Albany GA. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 3...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.