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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 6
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1235 AM EST Sat Jan 7 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Saturday morning from 1235 AM until 500 AM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of storms over the northeast Gulf of Mexico
should spread inland across parts of northwest Florida early this
morning, with the risk of a brief tornado or two and locally
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
either side of a line from 50 miles northwest of Cross City FL to
105 miles south southeast of Cross City 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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24030.