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SPC Tornado Watch 576

WW 576 TORNADO AL MS 300450Z – 301200Z

Tornado Watch Number 576
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1050 PM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Western and central Alabama
  Southeast Mississippi

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1050 PM
  until 600 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Scattered supercells will persist for a few more hours
from southeast Mississippi into western/central Alabama, with an
attendant threat for a few tornadoes (a couple of which could be
strong), in addition to damaging gusts and isolated large hail. 
Otherwise, the gradual evolution of a line of storms is expected
along a cold front overnight, with damaging gusts and a couple of
tornadoes the main concerns.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
east and west of a line from 10 miles northwest of Birmingham AL to
45 miles east southeast of Pine Belt MS. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 573...tornado watch number 574. Watch number 573 574
will not be in effect after 1050 PM CST. CONTINUE...WW 575...

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 26035.


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