URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 6 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 825 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central Kentucky Middle Tennessee
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 825 PM until 200 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Squall line across western portions of Kentucky and Tennessee will move quickly east late this evening into the overnight with a risk for damaging winds and a couple tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles east and west of a line from 75 miles northeast of Bowling Green KY to 45 miles south southwest of Nashville TN. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 5...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector 25050.
IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 22 COUNTIESIN MIDDLE TENNESSEECANNON CHEATHAM CLAY DAVIDSON DE KALB DICKSON HICKMAN JACKSON LEWIS MACON MAURY OVERTON PERRY PICKETT PUTNAM ROBERTSON RUTHERFORD SMITH SUMNER TROUSDALE WILLIAMSON WILSON THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ASHLAND CITY, BRENTWOOD, BYRDSTOWN, CARTHAGE, CELINA, CENTERVILLE, COLUMBIA, COOKEVILLE, DICKSON, FRANKLIN, GAINESBORO, GALLATIN, GOODLETTSVILLE, GORDONSVILLE, HARTSVILLE, HENDERSONVILLE, HOHENWALD, KINGSTON SPRINGS, LA VERGNE, LAFAYETTE, LEBANON, LINDEN, LIVINGSTON, LOBELVILLE, MOUNT JULIET, MURFREESBORO, NASHVILLE, PEGRAM, SMITHVILLE, SMYRNA, SOUTH CARTHAGE, SPRINGFIELD, AND WOODBURY.