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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 145
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1045 AM EDT Tue May 4 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 1045 AM until
500 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Multiple clusters and linear segments should spread east
from north Alabama across north Georgia with a primary risk being
damaging winds and perhaps a brief tornado.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles south
southwest of Rome GA to 70 miles east northeast of Atlanta GA. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 141...WW 142...WW
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector