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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 78
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
145 PM CDT Wed Mar 30 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 145 PM
until 900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms currently over western Louisiana will move
eastward through the afternoon, affecting the watch area. Locally
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes are possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 20 miles north northwest of Mc Comb MS
to 45 miles south of Houma LA. 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 76...WW 77...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.