SPC Tornado Watch 490



WW 490 TORNADO AL FL CW 152250Z – 161100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 490
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
550 PM CDT Tue Sep 15 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  A small part of southwest Alabama
  Much of the Florida Panhandle
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning from 550
  PM until 600 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible

SUMMARY...Hurricane Sally will continue to move very slowly toward
the coast through early Wednesday.  Convective bands will spread
inland to the east of the center, and a couple of tornadoes will be
possible overnight as embedded supercells reach the coast.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles west southwest of Pensacola
FL to 35 miles south of Tallahassee FL. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU0).

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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 489. Watch number 489 will not be in effect after
550 PM CDT. 

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 13040.

...Thompson

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