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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 15
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
905 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Northwest and Central Georgia
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 905 PM
until 400 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Cluster of strong to severe storms including a few
supercells is expected to develop southeast through central Georgia
tonight. Damaging wind, a few tornadoes and large hail will be
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
north and south of a line from 30 miles southwest of Rome GA to 65
miles southeast of Athens GA. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 13...WW 14...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 29035.