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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 113
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
820 PM CDT Sun Apr 2 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
South-central and southwestern Louisiana
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 820 PM
until 200 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A band of thunderstorms is expected to reorient more
north-south and begin to progress eastward over the watch area
tonight, offering damaging gusts and the risk for embedded
tornadoes. The potential still exists for tornadic supercells ahead
of the line as well. See SPC mesoscale discussion 411 for initial
meteorological details. This effectively replaces tornado watch 110
in the Lake Charles WFO warning area.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
either side of a line from 30 miles west of Intracoastal City LA to
60 miles east northeast of Fort Polk LA. 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...CONTINUE...WW 110...WW 111...WW 112...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 24030.