A few fast-moving severe thunderstorms/supercells will cross the Mississippi River late this afternoon and early evening with other intensifying storms expected across the region this evening as the air mass modestly destabilizes from west to east.
SEL8 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 698 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 355 PM CST Sat Nov 30 2019 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Northeast Louisiana Mississippi * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 355 PM until 1100 PM CST. * Primary threats include... A couple tornadoes possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible SUMMARY...A few fast-moving severe thunderstorms/supercells will cross the Mississippi River late this afternoon and early evening with other intensifying storms expected across the region this evening as the air mass modestly destabilizes from west to east. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles north northwest of Natchez MS to 15 miles south southeast of Columbus MS. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8). 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 697... 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 24045. ...Guyer
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