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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 607
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WW0607 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL7
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 607
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   700 PM CDT SAT SEP 1 2012
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          FAR EASTERN ARKANSAS
          NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          WESTERN TENNESSEE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 700 PM
   UNTIL 100 AM CDT.
   
   HAIL TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70
   MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST
   SOUTHWEST OF MEMPHIS TENNESSEE TO 50 MILES NORTHEAST OF TUPELO
   MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
   
   REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
   FAVORABLE FOR 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. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
   DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.
   
   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 602...WW 603...WW
   604...WW 605...WW 606...
   
   DISCUSSION...A LINEAR BAND OF TSTMS HAS EVOLVED THIS EVENING W OF
   MEMPHIS IN ADVANCE OF A VORTICITY MAXIMUM MOVING THROUGH THE OZARK
   PLATEAU AND WITHIN A WARM AND MOIST ENVIRONMENT WITH MLCAPE OF
   1000-1500 J/KG.  GIVEN THE MODERATELY STRONG WIND FIELD IN
   PLACE...SETUP WILL REMAIN SUPPORTIVE OF THE EWD/SEWD CONTINUATION OF
   STORMS WITH THE PRIMARY HAZARD BEING DAMAGING WINDS.
   
   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 27035.
   
   
   ...MEAD
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