Tornado Watch (Alabama, Georgia) #ALwx #GAwx

Tornado Watch Alabama Georgia

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 53
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
415 PM EDT MON MAR 18 2013

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA
WESTERN GEORGIA

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 415 PM UNTIL
1000 PM EDT.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTA
GEORGIA TO 45 MILES EAST OF TROY ALABAMA. FOR A COMPLETE
DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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.

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 52…

DISCUSSION…ISOLATED AND DISCRETE THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORMING OVER
EASTERN AL…IN REGION OF 300-400 M2/S2 EFFECTIVE SRH VALUES AND
FAVORABLE DEEP-LAYER SHEAR. POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A FEW OF THESE
STORMS TO BECOME SUPERCELLULAR WITH THE RISK OF HAIL AND AN ISOLATED
TORNADO OR TWO. OTHERWISE…FAST-MOVING BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER
WESTERN AL WILL AFFECT THE WATCH AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WITH A RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS.

Posted on March 18, 2013, in Alabama, Georgia, Tornado Watch and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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