SPC Tornado Watch 498

WW 498 TORNADO AL GA 101745Z – 110100Z

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Tornado Watch Number 498
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1245 PM CDT Sat Oct 10 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Much of eastern Alabama
  West central Georgia

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1245 PM
  until 800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes possible
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible

SUMMARY...Scattered mini supercells are expected in a broken band
from eastern Alabama into west central Georgia through this evening,
to the east of the weakening remnants of tropical cyclone Delta. 
The storm environment will be sufficient for a few tornadoes, and
perhaps isolated strong/damaging gusts.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
east and west of a line from 45 miles northwest of Atlanta GA to 30
miles southwest of Dothan AL. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).


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.



AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 20035.


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