SPC Tornado Watch 213

SPC Tornado Watch 213

WW 213 TORNADO AR MO MS TN 090115Z – 090800Z

Tornado Watch Number 213
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
815 PM CDT Wed May 8 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and Northern Arkansas
Missouri Bootheel
Northwest Mississippi
Western and Middle Tennessee

* Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 815 PM
until 300 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread large hail and scattered very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Widespread damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
mph likely

SUMMARY…Multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms will continue to
occur across the watch area into the overnight period. Supercells
and bowing storms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and
tornadoes will be possible.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
north and south of a line from 50 miles west of Russellville AR to
10 miles north northeast of Crossville TN. 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.


209…WW 210…WW 211…WW 212…

AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 27035.


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