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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 542
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
155 PM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 155 PM
until 1000 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...A pre-frontal squall line will continue eastward across
southern Louisiana and Mississippi through the afternoon and
evening. Additional warm sector supercell development is also
expected through the afternoon. The strongest storms will be
capable of producing a couple of strong tornadoes and damaging
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 100 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles northeast of Mc Comb MS to 45
miles west southwest of Boothville LA. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 540...WW 541...
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 24030.