Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 128
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
955 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
  NORTHWEST LOUISIANA
  SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
  NORTHEAST TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 955 PM
  UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH
OF NORTHEAST TX...NORTHWEST LA...AND MUCH OF AR.  A FEW OF THESE
STORMS WILL OCCASIONALLY SHOW SUFFICIENT ORGANIZATION OVERNIGHT TO
POSE A RISK OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL.  AN
ISOLATED TORNADO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER CELLS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES WEST
SOUTHWEST OF LUFKIN TEXAS TO 35 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
TEXARKANA ARKANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 TORNADOES.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 124...WW 125...WW
126...WW 127...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 24030.


...HART


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