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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 475
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
545 AM CDT Mon Aug 30 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
The western Florida Panhandle
Extreme southeast Mississippi
* Effective this Monday morning and afternoon from 545 AM until
400 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
SUMMARY...Bands of convection with embedded supercells will persist
through the day and spread slowly eastward into Alabama and the
western Florida Panhandle, to the east of weakening Tropical Storm
Ida in Mississippi. The stronger/more persistent supercells may
produce a couple of tornadoes through mid afternoon.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles north of Gulfport MS to 20
miles north northeast of Crestview 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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 474. Watch number 474 will not be in effect after
545 AM CDT.
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 19040.