SPC Tornado Watch 698



WW 698 TORNADO LA MS 302155Z – 010500Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 698
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
355 PM CST Sat Nov 30 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Northeast Louisiana
  Mississippi

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 355 PM until
  1100 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...A few fast-moving severe thunderstorms/supercells will
cross the Mississippi River late this afternoon and early evening
with other intensifying storms expected across the region this
evening as the air mass modestly destabilizes from west to east.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
north and south of a line from 55 miles north northwest of Natchez
MS to 15 miles south southeast of Columbus MS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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 697...

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 24045.

...Guyer

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