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Tornado Watch 710
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 710
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1110 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS
          MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN LOUISIANA
          PARTS OF EASTERN TEXAS
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1110 AM UNTIL
   600 PM CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTH OF TEXARKANA
   ARKANSAS TO 65 MILES SOUTHWEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
   
   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 708...WW 709...
   
   DISCUSSION...VERY MOIST AIRMASS ALONG WITH FAVORABLE LOW LEVEL SHEAR
   PROFILES WILL SUPPORT INCREASING TORNADIC SUPERCELL POTENTIAL
   THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.  STORMS WILL INCREASE NWD THRU WATCH AREA AS
   AIR MASS CONTINUES TO DESTABILIZE.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23025.
   
   
   ...HALES
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