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   ZCZC SPCPWOSPC ALL
   WOUS40 KWNS 272011
   ARZ000-ILZ000-KSZ000-KYZ000-MOZ000-OKZ000-TNZ000-280200-

   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0311 PM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017

   ...Severe thunderstorms expected over parts of the Ozarks and lower
   Ohio Valley region this afternoon and evening...

   * LOCATIONS...
     Southern Missouri
     Northern Arkansas
     Southern Illinois
     Western Kentucky
     Northwestern Tennessee
     Eastern Oklahoma
     Southeastern Kansas

   * HAZARDS...
     Widespread damaging winds, some hurricane force
     A few intense tornadoes
     Widespread large hail, some baseball size

   * SUMMARY...
     Widespread severe wind gusts are forecast from the Ozark region
     to the lower Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening.
     Additionally, very large to giant hail and tornadoes will be
     possible from the Red River Valley northeastward to the Ozark
     Plateau. Damaging winds, large hail, and a couple tornadoes will
     also be possible across the Tennessee Valley, middle Ohio
     Valley, and portions of the Mid-Atlantic.

   Preparedness actions...

   Review your severe weather safety procedures for the possibility
   of dangerous weather today. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio,
   weather.gov, or other media for watches and warnings. A watch
   means that conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms
   over the next several hours. If a severe thunderstorm warning is
   issued for your area, move to a place of safety, ideally in an 
   interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

   &&

   ..Select a forecaster.. 05/27/2017

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