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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 71
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
315 PM CDT Wed Mar 31 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western Florida Panhandle
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 315 PM
until 700 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...QLCS with an embedded bowing segment should spread
east-southeast across the rest of southern Alabama into a portion of
southwest Georgia and the western Florida Panhandle before
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 30
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles southwest of
Mobile AL to 75 miles east northeast of Dothan AL. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 70...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector