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Tornado Watch 215
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 215
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   550 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     ARKANSAS
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA
     FAR EAST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 550 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...ERN OK/NE TX SQUALL LINE SHOULD CONTINUE GENERALLY ENE
   THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...WHILE MORE DISCRETE STORMS /INCLUDING A FEW
   SUPERCELLS/ MOVE NNE AHEAD OF IT. DAMAGING WIND...TORNADOES...AND
   HAIL MAY ACCOMPANY SOME STORMS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTHEAST OF HARRISON
   ARKANSAS TO 20 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF NATCHITOCHES 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 211...WW 212...WW
   213...WW 214...

   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
   600. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23030.


   ...CORFIDI
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