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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 30
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
740 PM EST Tue Feb 7 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday night from 740 PM until Midnight EST.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A line of severe storms moving across southwest GA and
north-central FL will continue to track across the watch area this
evening. It appears likely that the storms may begin to decrease as
they approach the eastern edge of the watch.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north northwest
of Waycross GA to 20 miles east southeast of Cross City FL. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 29...
AVIATION...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