SPC Tornado Watch 32

SPC Tornado Watch 32

WW 32 TORNADO AL LA MS CW 081955Z – 090300Z

Tornado Watch Number 32
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
155 PM CST Fri Mar 8 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southwest Alabama
Southern Louisiana
Southern Mississippi
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 155 PM until
900 PM CST.

* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Scattered thunderstorms are forecast to gradually develop
and intensify across the Watch area this afternoon into the evening.
The stronger storms will potentially be capable of large hail,
damaging gusts, and a tornado risk with the more intensely rotating

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles north northwest of Lafayette
LA to 50 miles east northeast of Mobile AL. 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 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.


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