Source: US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Note: The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.Note: Click for Watch Status Reports.
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 340
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1035 PM EDT Tue Jul 6 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and Western Florida Peninsula
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1035 PM
until 800 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include…
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY…Hurricane Elsa continues to track northward off the west
coast of Florida. Shear profiles are favorable for a risk of a few
tornadoes overnight in the rainbands associated with the hurricane.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles east of Cross City FL to 30
miles south southeast of Naples FL. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
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 337…WW 338…WW 339…
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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 18030.
Note: The Aviation Watch (SAW) product is an approximation to the watch area. The actual watch is depicted by the shaded areas.
WW 340 TORNADO FL CW 070235Z – 071200Z
AXIS..55 STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF LINE..
35E CTY/CROSS CITY FL/ – 30SSE APF/NAPLES FL/
..AVIATION COORDS.. 50NM E/W /28E CTY – 48SSE RSW/
HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT..0.5 INCH. WIND GUSTS..60 KNOTS.
MAX TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 18030.
LAT…LON 29638160 25758069 25758247 29638343
THIS IS AN APPROXIMATION TO THE WATCH AREA. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE WOUS64 KWNS
Watch 340 Status Report Message has not been issued yet.
Note: Click for Complete Product Text.TornadoesProbability of 2 or more tornadoes
Probability of 1 or more strong (EF2-EF5) tornadoes
WindProbability of 10 or more severe wind events
Probability of 1 or more wind events > 65 knots
HailProbability of 10 or more severe hail events
Low ( 2 inches