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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 8
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
300 PM EST Mon Feb 15 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 300 PM until
1000 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms are possible. One
regime should emanate northeast across north Florida with a primary
risk for a couple tornadoes and locally damaging winds. The second
regime should spread east-northeast from southeast Alabama and the
Florida Panhandle with a few tornadoes and damaging winds as the
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles northeast of Albany GA to 25
miles west southwest of Gainesville 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...CONTINUE...WW 7...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 22040.