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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 29
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1220 PM EST Thu Feb 6 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Much of Georgia
Central South Carolina
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 1220 PM
until 800 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
SUMMARY...Multiple lines and clusters of fast-moving thunderstorms
will spread across the watch area this afternoon and early evening.
The potential for rather widespread damaging winds exists, along
with a risk of a few tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles northwest of Columbia SC to 15
miles south of Apalachicola FL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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 26...WW 27...WW 28...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.