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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 62
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
845 PM EDT Tue Mar 24 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Far southeast Tennessee
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 845 PM
until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of strong to severe storms should spread east
across northeast Alabama into far southeast Tennessee, including
northwest Georgia. Isolated damaging winds and a couple tornadoes
are possible before storms likely weaken later this evening.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 20 miles east southeast of Gadsden AL
to 10 miles north northeast of Chattanooga TN. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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 61...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
storm motion vector 27045.