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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 99
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
155 PM CDT Fri Apr 23 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and Western Louisiana
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 155 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will increase in coverage and intensity this
afternoon across the region. A few supercell storms are
expected,capable of damaging winds, tornadoes, and large hail.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
north and south of a line from 35 miles south southwest of College
Station TX to 30 miles east of Alexandria LA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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 98...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.