SPC Tornado Watch 573
WW 573 TORNADO AL 292240Z - 300500Z

Tornado Watch Number 573
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
440 PM CST Tue Nov 29 2022

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
West central Alabama

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 440 PM until
1100 PM CST.

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

SUMMARY...Supercells and storm clusters will spread eastward from
Mississippi into western Alabama through the evening. The storm
environment will become more favorable for a few tornadoes,
including a couple of strong tornadoes, as well as damaging winds
and isolated large hail.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 40 statute miles
east and west of a line from 65 miles north of Tuscaloosa AL to 40
miles west of Selma AL. For a complete depiction of the watch see
the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).


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.



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 25035.


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