Public Severe Weather Outlook (PWO)
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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0602 AM CDT THU APR 18 2013
   
   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE MID MISSISSIPPI
   AND LOWER OH VALLEYS TODAY...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES OVER
   PARTS OF THE MID MISSISSIPPI AND LOWER OH VALLEYS TODAY.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          EASTERN ARKANSAS
          CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
          MUCH OF INDIANA
          WESTERN KENTUCKY
          SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
          SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
          NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          WEST TENNESSEE
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM EAST TX NORTHWARD
   ACROSS MUCH OF THE MS AND OH VALLEY REGIONS
   
   A POWERFUL UPPER STORM SYSTEM OVER THE PLAINS WILL MOVE EASTWARD
   TODAY AND AFFECT THE MS AND OH VALLEYS.  A FAST-MOVING LINE OF
   THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF THE STORM SYSTEM WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE RISK
   AREA TODAY INTO THIS EVENING.  STRONG WINDS ALOFT COUPLED WITH A
   MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS WILL PROVIDE THE POTENTIAL FOR RATHER
   WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS WITH THE LINE.  ALSO...A FEW TORNADOES ARE
   POSSIBLE WITH STORMS WITHIN AND AHEAD OF THE LINE.
   
   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.
   
   ..HART.. 04/18/2013
   
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