Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NOAA's National Weather Service   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Storm Prediction Center
navigation bar left  
  navigation bar end cap


 
USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official Web portal to all Federal, state and local government Web resources and services.

Tornado Watch 66
< Previous WW         Next WW >
  | | | | | |  
WW0066 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
Note: Click for Watch Status Reports.
   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 66
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   320 AM CDT THU MAR 31 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     PARTS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
     PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING FROM 320 AM UNTIL 900 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BROKEN BAND OF STRONG/LOCALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL
   CONTINUE MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI AND
   ADJACENT SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA THIS MORNING.  THE STRONGEST STORMS
   WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE
   HAIL...WITH A TORNADO OR TWO ALSO POSSIBLE.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES NORTH OF PINE BELT
   MISSISSIPPI TO 55 MILES SOUTH OF MC COMB MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 65...

   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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...GOSS
Top of Page/Status Messages for this watch/All Current Watches/Forecast Products/Home
Weather Topics:
Watches, Mesoscale Discussions, Outlooks, Fire Weather, All Products, Contact Us

NOAA / National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Storm Prediction Center
120 David L. Boren Blvd.
Norman, OK 73072 U.S.A.
spc.feedback@noaa.gov
Page last modified: March 31, 2016
Disclaimer
Information Quality
Help
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities