SPC Tornado Watch 708



WW 708 TORNADO AL MS 292055Z – 300300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 708
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
255 PM CST Sun Dec 29 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Northwest Alabama
  Central and Northeast Mississippi

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 255 PM until
  900 PM CST.

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

SUMMARY...An increasingly organized cluster of thunderstorms over
western Mississippi will track rapidly northeastward across the
watch area this afternoon and evening.  Damaging winds and a few
tornadoes are possible with the more intense cells.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles east southeast of Natchez MS
to 30 miles northeast of Muscle Shoals AL. 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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AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 24050.

...Hart

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