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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 13
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
220 PM CST Sun Feb 28 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and Eastern Arkansas
Western and Middle Tennessee
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 220 PM until
1000 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are forecast to develop across the watch
area through the afternoon and evening hours - with a few intense
thunderstorms expected. Damaging winds are the most likely threat,
but large hail and a few tornadoes are also possible from the most
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 20 miles southwest of Hot Springs AR
to 15 miles east northeast of Nashville TN. 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 12...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.