SPC Tornado Watch 240

SPC Tornado Watch 240

WW 240 TORNADO FL GA CW 140645Z – 141300Z

Tornado Watch Number 240
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
145 AM CDT Tue May 14 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Northern Florida
Far Southern Georgia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Tuesday morning from 145 AM until 800 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY…A well-organized complex of storms over the northeast Gulf
of Mexico will move into the Florida Panhandle and other parts of
northern Florida, and eventually far southern Georgia, through the
early morning hours. Severe/tornado potential is expected to
increase as the atmosphere ahead of these storms further

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles west southwest of Panama
City FL to 45 miles south of Valdosta GA. 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.


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 550. Mean
storm motion vector 26035.


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