SPC Tornado Watch 660

SPC Tornado Watch 660

WW 660 TORNADO FL CW 300030Z – 301000Z

Tornado Watch Number 660
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
830 PM EDT Tue Aug 29 2023

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Western Florida
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 830 PM
until 600 AM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely
Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible

SUMMARY…Bands of thunderstorms associated with Hurricane Idalia
will move inland this evening and overnight. Strengthening winds
aloft will increase the risk of tornadoes in a few of these storms.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles north of Cross City FL to 25
miles south southeast of Fort Myers FL. 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 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 18035.


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