URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 712
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
350 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southern and Central Mississippi
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 350 PM until
1100 PM CST.
* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY…Thunderstorms will move eastward this afternoon and
evening while posing a threat for tornadoes, damaging winds, and
isolated hail. The threat for strong tornadoes will likely persist
with any sustained supercell.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 90 statute miles
north and south of a line from 30 miles north northwest of Natchez
MS to 45 miles north northeast of Pine Belt MS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 711…
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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 26040.