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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 125
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
135 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  NORTHWEST LOUISIANA
  EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA
  NORTHEAST TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 135 PM UNTIL
  1000 PM CDT.

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

SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE ONGOING IN MULTIPLE BANDS FROM NORTHEAST
TEXAS INTO NORTHERN LOUISIANA AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS.  THESE STORMS
SHOULD STRENGTHEN THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.  EMBEDDED ROTATING STORMS WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE...WITH AN ATTENDANT RISK FOR A FEW TORNADOES THIS
AFTERNOON.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
DE QUEEN ARKANSAS TO 45 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF EL DORADO
ARKANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 124...

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24030.


...THOMPSON



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