SPC Tornado Watch 503

WW 503 TORNADO AL FL GA CW 290435Z – 291000Z

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Tornado Watch Number 503
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1135 PM CDT Wed Oct 28 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southeast Alabama
  Florida Panhandle
  Southwest Georgia
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 1135
  PM until 500 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...Hurricane Zeta is tracking rapidly northeastward across
central Alabama.  Isolated small thunderstorms in the southeast
quadrant of the system will pose a risk of a tornado or two
overnight tonight across the watch area.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles south southwest of Panama City
FL to 10 miles north northeast of Columbus GA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 20050.


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