Tornado Watch Till 9pm For Nashville Area



   Tornado Watch Number 127

   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

   150 PM CDT Wed Apr 5 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of

     Northern and East-Central Alabama

     Northwest Georgia

     Southeast Indiana

     Central Kentucky

     Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 150 PM

     until 900 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...

     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible

     Widespread large hail likely with isolated very large hail

       events to 2.5 inches in diameter possible

     Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will form along a cold front moving across

   the watch area this afternoon, with some storms becoming supercells.

    Tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds will become a concern

   through the afternoon and early evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles

   east and west of a line from 40 miles northeast of Louisville KY to

   10 miles south southeast of Selma AL. For a complete depiction of

   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS



   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.



   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail

   surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind

   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean

   storm motion vector 25035.



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