SPC Tornado Watch 3



WW 3 TORNADO AL MS TN 252350Z – 260700Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 3
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
550 PM CST Mon Jan 25 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Western and northern Alabama
  East central and northeastern Mississippi
  Much of southern Middle Tennessee

* Effective this Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning from 550 PM
  until 100 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify gradually this
evening in broken pre-frontal bands from central/northeast
Mississippi into western/northern Alabama and southern Middle
Tennessee.  The storm environment will favor supercells capable of
producing a few tornadoes, damaging gusts, and isolated large hail
into the overnight hours.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
east and west of a line from 80 miles south southwest of Columbus MS
to 50 miles north of Huntsville AL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24040.

...Thompson

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