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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 84
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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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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 84
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   105 PM CDT MON APR 11 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA
     PARTS OF WESTERN MISSISSIPPI
     A SMALL PORTION OF FAR EAST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 105 PM UNTIL
     700 PM CDT.

   * 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 CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
   AND INTO LOUISIANA AND VICINITY...WITH STORMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE
   STEADILY IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. 
   LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE
   STRONGEST STORMS...AS WELL AS THE POSSIBILITY OF A TORNADO.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 105
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES EAST
   NORTHEAST OF MONTICELLO ARKANSAS TO 45 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   ALEXANDRIA LOUISIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 25035.


   ...GOSS
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