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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 38
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
510 AM CST Tue Mar 3 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Parts of central Alabama
* Effective this Tuesday morning from 510 AM until 1100 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of storms with embedded supercells and bowing
segments will move eastward across central Alabama through the
morning. The threat for damaging gusts and a couple of tornadoes
will increase some as it warms and moistens at the surface through
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 25 statute miles
north and south of a line from 155 miles west of Auburn AL to 15
miles northeast of Auburn AL. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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.
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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 27040.