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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 84
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
350 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Western and southern Alabama
Western Florida Panhandle
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 350 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...Line of strong to severe thunderstorms will spread east
from Mississippi through this evening. Damaging winds and a few
tornadoes are the expected threats.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 110 statute miles
north and south of a line from 80 miles west northwest of Evergreen
AL to 35 miles east northeast of Evergreen AL. 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 82...WW 83...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.