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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 5
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1025 PM EST Mon Jan 2 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 1025 PM
until 300 AM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...A fast-moving line of severe storms over southwest GA and
the FL Panhandle will track eastward across the watch area for the
next few hours. Damaging winds are the main threat, but a few
tornadoes are also possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
north and south of a line from 20 miles north northwest of Moultrie
GA to 55 miles southeast of Vidalia GA. 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 4...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25040.