SPC Tornado Watch 89



WW 89 TORNADO AL FL CW 100720Z – 101300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 89
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
220 AM CDT Sat Apr 10 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southern Alabama
  Western and central Florida Panhandle
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Saturday morning from 220 AM until 800 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
    mph possible
  Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...A complex of thunderstorms will pose a threat for severe
gusts and a tornado or two as it moves rapidly southeastward through
the area, through the pre-dawn hours.  Ahead of that, isolated
supercells also may move inland from the Gulf with a large-hail
and/or tornado threat.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
north and south of a line from 20 miles north northwest of Mobile AL
to 10 miles east southeast of Marianna FL. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU9).

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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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 85...WW 86...WW 87...WW
88...

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 28035.

...Edwards

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