URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 57
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1150 AM CST Wed Mar 1 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Northern and Central Alabama
Central and Northeast Mississippi
Extreme Western North Carolina
* Effective this Wednesday morning and evening from 1150 AM until
600 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will slowly intensify this afternoon along a
boundary extending from northern MS into southeast TN, and spread
across the watch area. Large hail and isolated tornadoes are the
main threats with these storms.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles southwest of Greenwood MS to
65 miles east of Chattanooga TN. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
I have no idea what happened here; got on the subway before it started, and it was past by the time my train came back above ground. Doesn't look like we got too much other than rain up here north/northeast of DC. Worst storms were down to the south of the metro area I think.