SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 626

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 626

WW 626 SEVERE TSTM AL GA 111910Z – 120000Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 626
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
310 PM EDT Fri Aug 11 2023

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southeastern Alabama
Southwestern Georgia

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 310 PM until
800 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Thunderstorms will continue to develop and intensify this
afternoon across the watch area. Small thunderstorm clusters will
pose a risk for damaging gusts through the afternoon and into the
early evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles north
northwest of Troy AL to 40 miles northeast of Moultrie GA. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).


REMEMBER…A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce



AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector


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