Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 123
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
420 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA

* EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 420 AM UNTIL 1000 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
    INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...A BROKEN BAND OF ELEVATED THUNDERSTORMS -- INCLUDING
EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS -- WILL CONTINUE MOVING NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS
PARTS OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA/WESTERN ARKANSAS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF
HOURS...AND EVENTUALLY INTO PARTS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS.  LARGE HAIL
WILL REMAIN THE PRIMARY SEVERE RISK WITH THESE STORMS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST
SOUTHWEST OF POTEAU OKLAHOMA TO 5 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF LITTLE
ROCK ARKANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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 122...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 50
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 20030.


...GOSS



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