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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0447 AM CDT MON MAY 20 2013
   
   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
   INTO THE OZARKS AND MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY AND TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS OVER PARTS
   OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS INTO THE OZARKS AND MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
   TODAY AND TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
          FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS
          SOUTHERN MISSOURI
          SOUTHERN...CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA
          FAR NORTH TEXAS
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM...THE UPPER
   MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION TO CENTRAL TEXAS
   
   ANOTHER ROUND OF SEVERE STORMS IS FORECAST AS A STORM SYSTEM MOVES
   FROM THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TODAY AND INTO
   THE OZARKS AND MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TONIGHT.  THE AREA OF
   GREATEST RISK APPEARS TO EXTEND FROM FAR NORTH TEXAS INTO CENTRAL
   AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA...FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS...NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
   SOUTHERN MISSOURI.  A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE WILL BECOME QUITE
   UNSTABLE AGAIN TODAY.  THIS COMBINED WITH STRONG FAVORABLE WINDS
   ALOFT WILL RESULT IN A RISK OF A FEW STRONG TORNADOES...VERY LARGE
   HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN THE MOST INTENSE STORMS.
   
   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.
   
   ..PETERS.. 05/20/2013
   
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