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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 116
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
705 AM CDT Mon Apr 3 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
The Florida Panhandle
* Effective this Monday morning and afternoon from 705 AM until
100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A squall line over southwest Alabama will continue moving
to the east through midday. Bowing segments in the line will be
capable of producing occasional damaging gusts, while a tornado or
two will be possible with circulations embedded within the line.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles northwest of Dothan AL to 55
miles south southeast of Pensacola 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 114...WW 115...
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 550. Mean
storm motion vector 28025.