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Tornado Watch 41
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WW0041 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL1

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 41
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   735 PM CDT FRI MAR 28 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS
     SOUTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
     SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 735 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 95 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   GREENWOOD MISSISSIPPI TO 25 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF INTRACOASTAL
   CITY LOUISIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 37...WW 38...WW 39...WW
   40...

   DISCUSSION...STRONG TO SVR TSTMS EXPECTED TO AFFECT MUCH OF WW AREA
   LATER TNGT THROUGH EARLY SAT AS LARGE-SCALE ASCENT INCREASES WITH
   THE CONTINUED ENE MOVEMENT OF SE TX SHORTWAVE TROUGH. APPROACH OF
   THE TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN MID/UPR-LVL FLOW ACROSS
   REGION...SUPPORTING POTENTIAL FOR SUSTAINED UPDRAFTS/SUPERCELLS
   WITHIN THE E TX SQLN AND WITH STORMS ALONG STALLED BOUNDARY OVER SE
   AR AND VICINITY. COUPLED WITH INCREASING LOW-LVL
   MOISTURE...ESPECIALLY FROM SW AND S CNTRL LA NNEWD INTO SE AR/W
   CNTRL MS...SETUP COULD SUPPORT A COUPLE TORNADOES IN ADDITION TO
   LARGE HAIL/DMGG WIND.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27035.


   ...CORFIDI
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