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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 161
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
730 PM CDT Sun May 9 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 730 PM
until 200 AM CDT.
* 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...A fast-moving cluster of storms over northern Mississippi
will track into northwest Alabama, while other strong storms develop
across central Mississippi. All of this activity will pose a risk
of locally damaging wind gusts and hail through the early overnight
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles northwest of
Natchez MS to 55 miles north northeast of Tuscaloosa AL. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 157...WW 158...WW
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 450. Mean storm motion vector