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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 64
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
655 PM CDT Tue Mar 22 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday evening from 655 PM until 1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A broken squall line will progress east across the central
Gulf Coast states this evening. A few tornadoes are likely and
damaging gusts are possible with the more intense storms.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles northeast of Meridian MS to 25
miles west southwest of Gulfport MS. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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...WW 62...WW 63...
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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 22040.