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Severe WX Wednesday/Thursday/Friday April 17th-19th Severe Threat (1 Viewer)


Taylor Campbell

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Storms continue to mature. The SPC has now issued a tornado watch.

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 86
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1230 AM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southern Alabama
Florida Panhandle
Southwest Georgia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Friday morning from 1230 AM until 800 AM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...A mixed mode of storms are expected to increase overnight
and generally move northeastward across the region as overall
conditions become more favorable for severe thunderstorms. This
includes the potential for damaging winds along with tornadoes, one
or two of which could be strong.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 15 miles south southwest of Panama City
FL to 60 miles northeast of Troy AL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.
 
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Looks like the storms are training over the same area headed NE with little/no Eastward progression. NW-SE oriented line over Mobile Bay could be what eventually affects far SE AL.
 

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That was kind of weird looking deal last night on radar. Had a miniature low-pressure looking swirl coming through Alabama. Got a little windy with heavy rain in Hayden but I don't recall seeing lightning and only heard thunder one time. Passed through within about 30 minutes.
 

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Strong couplet near Alamo, GA now. (Thankfully KJGX is working today).

There are a couple of other areas of weak rotation in that line too. Don’t envy the folks who are having to play whack-a-mole with these warnings today.
 

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Y’all stay safe in the east!!
 

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These storms are still wreaking havoc and have caused 4 deaths. 2 that (I know of) were caused by falling trees!
Savannah, Ga stay safe!!
 

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At 7:30 AM, parts of of Athens-Clarke County were under a tornado warning. At 11:30 AM, the main part of the squall line reached Athens itself. The line stalled for four hours.
 

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At 7:30 AM, parts of of Athens-Clarke County were under a tornado warning. At 11:30 AM, the main part of the squall line reached Athens itself. The line stalled for four hours.
The system has been crazy after it came through Alabama, it’s like it’s making it up as it goes!!
 

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Under a tornado watch now. Doubt we’ll see much this far north but there was a confirmed tornado in Virginia earlier.
 

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Under a tornado watch now. Doubt we’ll see much this far north but there was a confirmed tornado in Virginia earlier.
Y’all stay safe! These thunderstorm warnings are dangerous as the tor warnings!
Winds are crazy!!
 

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I just now heard my first clap of thunder a few minutes ago. Maybe it is divine providence or something like that.

2:11 update, the sun's trying to come out.
 
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