Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 202
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1230 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  MUCH OF ARKANSAS
  NORTHERN LOUISIANA
  FAR NORTHEAST TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1230 PM UNTIL
  700 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...STRENGTHENING THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE MOVING
NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE ARKLATEX REGION AND LATER ACROSS MUCH
OF ARKANSAS...WITH SEVERE RISK GRADUALLY INCREASING WITH TIME.
POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES WILL BE THE PRIMARY
RISKS THIS AFTERNOON.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
FLIPPIN ARKANSAS TO 50 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF EL DORADO
ARKANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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 21035.


...GOSS


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