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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 675
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
150 AM EDT Sat Oct 19 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and northern Florida
* Effective this Saturday morning from 150 AM until NOON EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
SUMMARY...Wind fields and instability favorable for tornadoes will
continue to spread across the central/northern peninsula through the
remainder of the morning and into midday. Tornado potential will be
most focused near a warm front moving slowly northward over
central/northern FL, as well as outer band(s) moving onshore the
west coast. Additional isolated supercells may develop in between
those two regimes as well.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles south southeast of Sarasota FL
to 35 miles northeast of Gainesville FL. 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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 20030.