Public Severe Weather Outlook (PWO)
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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0215 AM CST TUE DEC 25 2012
   
   ...SIGNIFICANT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED FROM EAST TEXAS ACROSS
   THE GULF COAST STATES TODAY AND TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS AND POTENTIALLY
   STRONG...LONG TRACK TORNADOES FROM EAST TEXAS ACROSS THE GULF COAST
   STATES TODAY AND TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          PARTS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL ALABAMA
          WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
          CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LOUISIANA
          CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          SOUTHEAST TEXAS
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM CENTRAL
   TEXAS EAST TO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND NORTHEAST GULF COAST.
   
   AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE FROM
   EAST TEXAS ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES TODAY AND TONIGHT.
   WIDESPREAD SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE UNSTABLE AIR
   AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT AND MOVE RAPIDLY EAST AND NORTHEAST.
   
   STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS DEVELOPING
   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.
   
   ..MEAD/BUNTING.. 12/25/2012
   
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