SPC Tornado Watch 12

SPC Tornado Watch 12

WW 12 TORNADO FL GA CW 271905Z – 280000Z

Tornado Watch Number 12
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
205 PM EST Sat Jan 27 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Florida Panhandle
Southwest Georgia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 205 PM until
700 PM EST.

* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…A fast-moving line of thunderstorms extends from the
Florida Panhandle southward into the Gulf. These storms will track
eastward across the watch area this afternoon, posing a risk of
locally damaging winds and perhaps a tornado or two.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
north and south of a line from 5 miles west southwest of Panama City
FL to 25 miles east northeast of Tallahassee FL. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 24040.


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