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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 109
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
400 PM EDT Sat Apr 24 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 400 PM until
1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will continue to intensify over southern
Alabama and track eastward into southwest Georgia. Damaging winds
and hail appear to be the main threats, but there is some risk of a
tornado or two in the most intense cells.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles east northeast
of Columbus GA to 40 miles southwest of Moultrie GA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
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 107...WW 108...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector