URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 183
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
135 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 135 PM until
700 PM CDT.
IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 28 COUNTIES
IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE
BEDFORD CANNON CHEATHAM
CLAY COFFEE CUMBERLAND
DAVIDSON DE KALB FENTRESS
GILES GRUNDY JACKSON
MACON MARSHALL MAURY
OVERTON PICKETT PUTNAM
ROBERTSON RUTHERFORD SMITH
SUMNER TROUSDALE VAN BUREN
WARREN WHITE WILLIAMSON
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALLARDT, ALTAMONT, ASHLAND CITY,
BRENTWOOD, BYRDSTOWN, CARTHAGE, CELINA, COALMONT, COLUMBIA,
COOKEVILLE, CROSSVILLE, FRANKLIN, GAINESBORO, GALLATIN,
GOODLETTSVILLE, GORDONSVILLE, HARTSVILLE, HENDERSONVILLE,
JAMESTOWN, KINGSTON SPRINGS, LA VERGNE, LAFAYETTE, LEBANON,
LEWISBURG, LIVINGSTON, MANCHESTER, MCMINNVILLE, MOUNT JULIET,
MURFREESBORO, NASHVILLE, PALMER, PEGRAM, PULASKI, SHELBYVILLE,
SMITHVILLE, SMYRNA, SOUTH CARTHAGE, SPARTA, SPENCER, SPRINGFIELD,
TULLAHOMA, AND WOODBURY..
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Line of thunderstorms will push east across parts of
Alabama and Tennessee, eventually into northwest Georgia. Damaging
winds will be the primary hazard, but a couple tornadoes are also
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
either side of a line from 50 miles northeast of Nashville TN to 50
miles west southwest of La Grange GA. 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 181...WW 182...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.