URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 475
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1020 AM CDT Wed Aug 30 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and southern Mississippi
* Effective this Wednesday morning and evening from 1020 AM until
600 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...Multiple convective bands associated with Tropical Cyclone
Harvey will offer a risk for brief tornadoes into this evening.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
either side of a line from 50 miles east of Pine Belt MS to 45 miles
northwest of Natchez MS. For a complete depiction of the watch see
the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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.