SPC Tornado Watch 494



WW 494 TORNADO LA MS 231935Z – 240300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 494
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
235 PM CDT Wed Sep 23 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southern and Eastern Louisiana
  Southern Mississippi

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 235 PM
  until 1000 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...The post-tropical remnants of Beta will continue to move
northeastward across the region, with strong low-level shear and a
moist environment conducive for a risk for a couple of brief
tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 35 statute miles
north and south of a line from 60 miles southwest of Natchez MS to
15 miles north of Mc Comb MS. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 400. Mean
storm motion vector 20020.

...Guyer

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