SPC Tornado Watch 62

SPC Tornado Watch 62

WW 62 TORNADO LA MS 252350Z – 260700Z

Tornado Watch Number 62
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
650 PM CDT Mon Mar 25 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southeastern Louisiana
Most of the southern two-thirds of Mississippi

* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 650 PM
until 200 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Strong/locally severe thunderstorms will spread eastward
across the lower Mississippi Valley area and central/southern
Mississippi, along with adjacent portions of Louisiana, over the
next several hours. Damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes are
expected locally, along with some risk for hail with stronger

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 85 miles north northwest of Meridian MS
to 40 miles south southwest of Mc Comb MS. 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 45. Mean
storm motion vector 23040.


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