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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 25
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   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).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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.

   &&

   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
   24035.

   ...Hart
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