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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 56
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Scattered showers and thunderstorms will overspread the
watch area this afternoon, with a few of the storms becoming severe
with isolated tornadoes and damaging wind gusts possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles northeast of Troy AL to 70
miles southwest of Panama City FL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 20035.