Often watches are issued when the weather is quiet. A Tornado Warning means you need to take immediate action. A tornado has been detected by radar or spotted by a trained storm spotter. You need to get into your safe room. So remember, a warning is always worse than a watch.What is a tornado watch warning?
A tornado warning means that a tornado has been spotted on radar and cover should be taken immediately. A tornado watch is less severe than a warning, meaning that conditions are favorable for the development of a tornado, but one has yet to develop.What does tornado warning mean?
The NWS issues a warning if a tornado has already touched down or if radar indicates that a tornado is forming. A tornado warning tells everyone in the affected area to act as though a tornado is coming and to get to safety immediately. A tornado can happen at any time.