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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 4
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1240 AM CST Tue Jan 26 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and eastern Alabama
* Effective this Tuesday morning from 1240 AM until 600 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A band of strong-severe thunderstorms with embedded
supercells will shift eastward over the watch area, offering tornado
and damaging-wind potential for at least a few more hours.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
either side of a line from 25 miles south of Tuscaloosa AL to 70
miles east northeast of Anniston AL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 3...
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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.