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EXPIRED Tornado Watch #0503 for Southeast Alabama, Florida Panhandle, Southwest Georgia, Coastal Waters
  • A couple tornadoes possible
  • Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

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EXPIRED Tornado Watch #0503

Locations Affected

  • Southeast Alabama
  • Florida Panhandle
  • Southwest Georgia
  • Coastal Waters
  • Tornado Watch 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.

    Severe Weather Threats

  • A couple tornadoes possible
  • Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  • Tornado Watch Details

    SEL3
    
    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    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
    (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.
    
    &&
    
    OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 502...
    
    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.
    
    ...Hart

    National Risk Overview

    Friday, October 30
    TORNADO: low
    HAIL: low
    WIND: low
    Saturday, October 31
    TORNADO: low
    HAIL: low
    WIND: low
    Sunday, November 1
    ANY SEVERE: low
    Monday, November 2
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Tuesday, November 3
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Wednesday, November 4
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Thursday, November 5
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Friday, November 6
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain

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