SPC Tornado Watch 6

SPC Tornado Watch 6

WW 6 TORNADO FL CW 091815Z – 100200Z

Tornado Watch Number 6
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
115 PM EST Tue Jan 9 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central Florida
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 115 PM until
900 PM EST.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

SUMMARY…An intense line of thunderstorms currently in the eastern
Gulf of Mexico will track across the central Florida Peninsula this
afternoon. The strongest cells will pose a risk of locally damaging
wind gusts and a few tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles northeast of Ocala FL to 40
miles west of Fort Myers FL. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).


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 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.


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