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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 482
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1140 PM EDT Sat Sep 9 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
East-central and southern Florida Peninsula
* Effective this from 1140 PM until NOON EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
SUMMARY...The risk for tornadoes should persist throughout this
morning within the intermediate and outer bands of Hurricane Irma.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles north of Melbourne FL to 35
miles east southeast of Marathon FL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 481. Watch number 481 will not be in effect after
1140 PM EDT.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 09050.