Severe Threat 4/5/22 Apr 5, 2022 4:51:03 GMT -6
Post by HarahanTim - Now in Covington! on Apr 5, 2022 4:51:03 GMT -6
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 94
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
315 AM CDT Tue Apr 5 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Far Southeast Arkansas
Southern and Eastern Louisiana
Central and Southern Mississippi
* Effective this Tuesday morning from 315 AM until 1100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A line of storms will move southeastward across the region
through the early morning hours, with the possibility of additional
and somewhat more isolated storms near/south of a warm front.
Strengthening low-level winds and increasing moisture will support
the potential for damaging winds and tornadoes aside from isolated
large hail, especially near/north of the warm front.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 125 statute miles
north and south of a line from 30 miles northwest of Alexandria LA
to 25 miles south southeast of Pine Belt MS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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 93...
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 24030.