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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0507 AM CDT FRI MAY 31 2013
   
   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED FROM CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TO PARTS OF
   THE OZARKS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS FROM
   CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TO PARTS OF THE OZARKS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          EXTREME NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
          EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS
          EXTREME SOUTHWEST MISSOURI
          CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM...NORTHWEST TEXAS
   TO INDIANA...LOWER MICHIGAN...AND SOUTHERN WISCONSIN.
   
   SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY EARLY
   AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI...WITH ADDITIONAL STORM
   DEVELOPMENT LIKELY LATER IN THE AFTERNOON SOUTHWESTWARD INTO
   NORTHEAST AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.  THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BECOME
   EXTREMELY UNSTABLE THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY IN OKLAHOMA...WHILE
   WINDS IN THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR ORGANIZED SEVERE
   STORMS...INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS.  VERY LARGE HAIL
   TO THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS OR LARGER CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE MOST
   INTENSE STORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ALONG WITH A FEW
   TORNADOES.  STORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT FROM CENTRAL AND
   EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTHERN ARKANSAS AND SOUTHERN MISSOURI WITH A
   CONTINUED RISK FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...ALONG WITH
   LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
   
   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.
   
   ..THOMPSON.. 05/31/2013
   
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