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Tornado Watch 65
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WW0065 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 65
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1000 PM CDT WED MAR 30 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS
     NORTHERN LOUISIANA
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1000
     PM UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELLS AND
   OTHER LONG-LIVED STRUCTURES WITH A THREAT FOR OCCASIONAL TORNADOES
   AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...EXPECTED TO MOVE / DEVELOP GENERALLY
   EAST-NORTHEAST ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   GREENVILLE MISSISSIPPI TO 10 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF ALEXANDRIA
   LOUISIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 60...WW 63...WW 64...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 24040.


   ...CORFIDI
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