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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 25
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1100 PM CST Mon Feb 6 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Northern Arkansas
Southern and Southeast Missouri
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 1100 PM
until 500 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are intensifying over western Arkansas.
These storms will spread across the watch area during the overnight
period, posing a risk of damaging winds and large hail. An isolated
tornado is possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles west of
Russellville AR to 30 miles south of Cape Girardeau MO. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector