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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch 32
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   SEL2
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 32
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   110 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          PARTS OF EASTERN ARKANSAS
          PART OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
          MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
          SMALL PART OF SOUTHWESTERN TENNESSEE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 110 PM UNTIL
   900 PM CST.
   
   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
   
   DESTRUCTIVE TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...
   THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE
   POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   MEMPHIS TENNESSEE TO 25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NATCHEZ MISSISSIPPI. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
   
   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
   AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
   THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
   AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.
   
   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 30...WW 31...
   
   DISCUSSION...VERY STRONG WIND FIELDS ROTATING ACROSS THE LOWER MS
   VALLEY AHEAD OF INTENSE SURFACE/UPPER SYSTEM.  AIR MASS CONTINUES TO
   DESTABILIZE NWD ACROSS WATCH AREA WITH WARM FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM
   NRN MS WWD TO CENTRAL AR SHIFTING TO NEAR TN BORDER BY 00Z. 
   SUPERCELLS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL AR/NWRN LA AND WILL
   TRACK RAPIDLY NEWD WITH ENHANCED POTENTIAL FOR STRONG TORNADOES AS
   THEY CROSS WARM FRONTAL ZONE DURING AFTERNOON.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24050.
   
   
   ...HALES
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