20101129-NWS issues Tornado WATCH #756

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20101129-NWS issues Tornado WATCH #756

Post by wb5rmg » Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:52 pm

20101129-NWS issues Tornado WATCH #756

The Madison County ARES/RACES group is in a state of awareness, but is NOT active currently.
Please monitor the 146.94 repeater for updates. Stay weather aware.
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 756
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1140 PM CST MON NOV 29 2010

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

WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ALABAMA

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 1140 PM
UNTIL 700 AM CST.

SEVERAL TORNADOES
WIDELY SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS TO 70 MPH

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTH OF HUNTSVILLE
ALABAMA TO 50 MILES EAST OF MERIDIAN MISSISSIPPI. FOR A COMPLETE
DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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 755...

DISCUSSION...BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS CENTRAL/NE MS WILL SPREAD
EWD/NEWD ACROSS WRN AND NRN AL THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE LOW
LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO WARM/MOISTEN NWD ACROSS AL AS THE WARM FRONT
PROGRESSES NWD...ALLOWING INSTABILITY TO BE BASED NEAR THE SURFACE.
THE NEAR SURFACE-BASED INSTABILITY AND VERY STRONG LOW-LEVEL SHEAR
WILL SUPPORT A RISK OF A FEW TORNADOES AND DAMAGING GUSTS WITH
EMBEDDED SUPERCELL OR LEWP STRUCTURES THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS.

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450.
MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24040.


...THOMPSON
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