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Please note this briefing may be out of date 5 hours after its issuance (1024 UTC on 04/27/2011) and there will be no subsequent updates during the day.
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   WOUS40 KWNS 272158
   ALZ000-GAZ000-MSZ000-TNZ000-280200-
   
   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0458 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011
   
   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE GULF STATES
   NORTHWARD THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY AND EASTWARD INTO THE APPALACHIANS
   THROUGH LATE EVENING...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF A FEW STRONG LONG TRACK TORNADOES AND POTENTIALLY
   WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS  OVER PARTS OF THE GULF STATES NORTHWARD
   THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY AND EASTWARD INTO THE APPALACHIANS THROUGH
   LATE EVENING.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ALABAMA
          NORTHWEST GEORGIA
          NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
          SOUTHERN TENNESSEE
   
   .
   
   A DANGEROUS SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK IS UNDERWAY ACROSS THE CENTRAL
   GULF STATES INTO PORTIONS OF THE TENNESSEE AND LOWER OHIO VALLEY. 
   AS A STRONG WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES NORTHEASTWARD OUT OF THE OZARK
   PLATEAU REGION TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES THIS EVENING...AN UNSTABLE AIR
   MASS AND STRONG WIND FIELDS WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT LONG LIVED
   SUPERCELL STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG TORNADOES...AND
   ORGANIZED STORM CLUSTERS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG DAMAGING WINDS.
    THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST AFTER DARK THROUGH
   AT LEAST LATE EVENING...SPREADING NORTHWARD TOWARD THE UPPER OHIO
   VALLEY...AND EASTWARD INTO THE APPALACHIANS.
   
   STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS POTENTIALLY
   VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO
   REVIEW SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO
   RADIO...TELEVISION...AND NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR POSSIBLE
   WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND STATEMENTS LATER TODAY.
   
   ..KERR.. 04/27/2011
   
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