SPC Tornado Watch 157



WW 157 TORNADO AL LA MS 091645Z – 092300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 157
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1145 AM CDT Thu May 9 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southwest Alabama
  Southeast Louisiana
  Far Southern Mississippi

* Effective this Thursday morning and evening from 1145 AM until
  600 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...A mixed mode of severe thunderstorms, including supercells
and bowing segments, will lead to the possibility of damaging winds
and tornado risk through the afternoon.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 40 statute miles
north and south of a line from 75 miles southwest of Mc Comb MS to
45 miles north northeast of Mobile AL. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU7).

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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 156...

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 550. Mean
storm motion vector 26025.

...Guyer

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