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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 80
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
530 PM CDT Wed Mar 30 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Northern and Central Alabama
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning from
530 PM until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread damaging winds expected with isolated significant
gusts to 80 mph possible
SUMMARY...A fast-moving line of storms will continue quickly
east-northeastward this evening into Middle TN and northern/central
Alabama. Very strong low-level/deep-layer winds will support the
potential for tornadoes and widespread damaging winds as additional
moistening occurs into the region.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest of Nashville
TN to 25 miles west southwest of Selma AL. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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...WW 78...WW
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 23045.