Sunday, January 22, 2017

UPDATED TORNADO WATCH AREAS

 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 22
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   425 PM EST Sun Jan 22 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Georgia
     Central and Southern South Carolina
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 425 PM until
     1000 PM EST.

   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

   * Primary threats include...
     Several tornadoes and a few intense tornadoes likely
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Intense supercell thunderstorms over central Georgia will
   track eastward across the watch area late this afternoon and
   evening.  strong tornadoes are damaging winds are possible with the
   strongest cells.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 55 miles west of Savannah GA to 35
   miles east southeast of Charleston SC. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU2).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 21...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24040.

   ...Hart
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 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 21
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1245 PM EST Sun Jan 22 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Alabama
     North Florida
     Central and Southern Georgia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1245 PM until
     800 PM EST.

   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

   * Primary threats include...
     Several tornadoes and a few intense tornadoes likely
     Widespread damaging winds and scattered significant gusts to 80
       mph likely
     Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter likely

   SUMMARY...An outbreak of severe storms and tornadoes is expected to
   unfold over the watch area this afternoon.  Storms currently over AL
   and the FL panhandle will track rapidly northeastward, posing a risk
   of long-track significant tornadoes and widespread damaging winds.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 140 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 20 miles southwest of Troy AL to 30
   miles south southeast of Vidalia GA. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 20...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24040.

   ...Hart
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 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 23
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   435 PM EST Sun Jan 22 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central Florida
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 435 PM until
     1000 PM EST.

   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...

   * Primary threats include...
     Several tornadoes and a few intense tornadoes likely
     Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A line of supercell thunderstorms over the Gulf Of Mexico
   will track eastward across central FL late this afternoon and
   evening, posing a risk of tornadoes and damaging wind gusts.  Strong
   tornadoes are possible.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 35 miles northeast of Ocala FL to 35
   miles southeast of Sarasota FL. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 21...WW 22...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 25040.

   ...Hart
 
 

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