Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
Issued by NWS
WWUS20 KWNS 270147
SPC WW 270147
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 88
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
850 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
West central and southwest Arkansas
East central and southeast Oklahoma
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 850 PM
until 300 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of strong/severe thunderstorms across north Texas
and eastern Oklahoma should consolidate into a larger cluster or
line segments over the next few hours, with an attendant risk for
damaging winds and isolated large hail into the overnight hours.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles east of Muskogee
OK to 60 miles southeast of Paris TX. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 85...WW 86...WW 87...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector