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Tornado Watch 63
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WW0063 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 63
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   650 PM CDT WED MAR 30 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN ARKANSAS
     NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
     WESTERN MISSISSIPPI
     WEST TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 650 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES LIKELY WITH A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS NOW ON NW LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN
   / SOUTH-CENTRAL AR EXPECTED TO MOVE / DEVELOP GENERALLY
   NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY...WITH A RISK FOR A FEW
   TORNADOES...IN ADDITION TO SEVERE WIND AND HAIL.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MONROE
   LOUISIANA TO 50 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF MEMPHIS TENNESSEE.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 58...WW 59...WW 60...WW
   62...

   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 23040.


   ...CORFIDI
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