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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 151
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
725 PM EDT Tue May 4 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
The Florida Panhandle
West central and southwest Georgia
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 725 PM
until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A well-developed squall line with embedded bowing segments
will persist for several more hours while moving east-southeastward
from Alabama into Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Damaging winds
will be the main threat, though an embedded mesovortex tornado or
two may occur where the squall line intersects an outflow boundary
across the northern part of the watch area.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles west northwest
of Macon GA to 15 miles south southwest of Panama City FL. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 148...WW 149...WW 150...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector