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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 6
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 AM CST Tue Jan 3 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southwestern and central Kentucky
Western and northern Mississippi
Western and middle Tennessee
Extreme east Texas
* Effective this Tuesday morning from 255 AM until 1100 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A corridor of strong to occasionally severe thunderstorms
will continue to pose an intermittent tornado and damaging-gust
hazard as it shifts slowly eastward across the watch area, and
through a favorable environment, during the remainder of this
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 45 miles south southeast of Shreveport
LA to 55 miles northeast of Bowling Green KY. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 3...tornado watch number 4...tornado watch number 5.
Watch number 3 4 5 will not be in effect after 255 AM CST.
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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.