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SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES, DAMAGING WINDS... AND ISOLATED LARGE HAIL WILL BE LIKELY OVER PORTIONS OF THE GULF COAST STATES THROUGH TONIGHT.
A FEW STRONG TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE.
PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1049 AM CST TUE FEB 23 2016
...Severe thunderstorms expected over parts of the southeast US this
afternoon and tonight...
Central and Southern Alabama
Southwest through Central Georgia
Several tornadoes, a few intense
Scattered damaging winds
Isolated large hail
Severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes, damaging
winds, and isolated large hail will be likely over portions of
the Gulf Coast states through tonight. A few strong tornadoes
will be possible.
AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF CNTRL/SRN MS...SERN LA...SWRN/S-CNTRL
AL...WRN FL PANHANDLE
CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...TORNADO WATCH LIKELY
VALID 231915Z - 232115Z
PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...95 PERCENT
THE RISK FOR TORNADOES WILL BE FURTHER INCREASING DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS
ACROSS PARTS OF SERN LA INTO CNTRL/SRN MS... WITH THE TORNADO RISK SPREADING INTO SWRN/S-CNTRL AL AND THE WRN FL PANHANDLE BY THIS EVENING.
SIGNIFICANT TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE.
A NEW TORNADO WATCH WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED BY AROUND 21Z.
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
SEVERAL TORNADOES AND A FEW INTENSE TORNADOES LIKELY
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
THROUGH THE EVENING AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE
THE STORM ENVIRONMENT WILL BECOME FAVORABLE FOR SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A FEW STRONG AND LONG-TRACK TORNADOES INTO EARLY TONIGHT.
Gov. Phil Bryant issued a state of emergency today for all areas of the state that may be affected by severe weather. A potent storm system that has the potential for strong tornadoes, damaging winds, hail and heavy rain is expected to impact the state through Tuesday night.
originally posted by: scraedtosleep
originally posted by: Irishhaf
Good luck to everyone in the area, that's a pretty ill prepared area for Tornadoes.
We should be ok . Here on the Golf Coast we deal with hurricanes and the tornadoes that come out of those.
At 3:28 PM CST,
a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located over Belle Rose, or near Donaldsonville ...
Impact: You are in a life threatening situation ...
Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday declared a statewide State of Emergency in anticipation of severe weather moving through Alabama. The National Weather Service has forecast a significant threat of severe weather with impacts from tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, flooding, and flash flooding for a wide area of the state.
Wish me luck