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Tornado Watch 107
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WW0107 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 107
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   440 AM CDT MON APR 28 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

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

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY MORNING FROM 440 AM UNTIL NOON CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH OF GREENWOOD
   MISSISSIPPI TO 50 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FORT POLK LOUISIANA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 104...WW 105...WW 106...

   DISCUSSION...A BROKEN BAND OF TSTMS INCLUDING BOWING AND SUPERCELL
   STRUCTURES IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE EASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA
   THIS MORNING. THE INFLUX OF A VERY MOIST AND MODERATELY UNSTABLE AIR
   MASS WILL COMBINE WITH RELATIVELY STRONG DEEP-LAYER SHEAR TO
   MAINTAIN ORGANIZED STORM MODES WITH A RISK FOR TORNADOES...DAMAGING
   WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

   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 25035.


   ...MEAD
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