SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 421



WW 421 SEVERE TSTM AL FL 011440Z – 011900Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 421
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
940 AM CDT Thu Nov 1 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southeast Alabama
  Central Florida Panhandle

* Effective this Thursday morning and afternoon from 940 AM until
  200 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Line of strong storms will push east across the rest of
southeast Alabama and the central Florida Panhandle through about
midday. Isolated damaging wind gusts and a brief tornado are the
primary hazards.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles west southwest
of Dothan AL to 25 miles east southeast of Dothan AL. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
tornadoes.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 420...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
25030.

...Grams

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