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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 265
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WW0265 Radar
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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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 265
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   840 PM CDT SUN JUN 8 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
     NORTHEAST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 840 PM
     UNTIL 400 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF TEXARKANA ARKANSAS TO 40 MILES EAST OF GREENWOOD
   MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 259...WW 261...WW
   262...WW 263...WW 264...

   DISCUSSION...WDLY SCTD TSTMS...INCLUDING A FEW SUSTAINED
   STORMS/LOOSELY-ORGANIZED SUPERCELLS...EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH
   LATE TNGT IN MODESTLY STRONG BUT MOIST/CONFLUENT LOW-LVL SSW FLOW ON
   SRN FRINGE OF DIFFUSE MCV OVER AR. AS THE MCV CONTINUES ENEWD...BAND
   OF 40 KT 700-500 MB WSWLY WINDS ON ITS SRN FLANK WILL MAINTAIN
   APPRECIABLE DEEP WSWLY SHEAR ALONG AND N OF
   STALLED...SIMILARLY-ORIENTED OUTFLOW BOUNDARY/FRONT OVER THE REGION.
   THIS SETUP MAY SUPPORT A CONDITIONAL RISK FOR SVR HAIL...LOCALLY
   DMGG WIND..AND PERHAPS A TORNADO OR TWO. THE LATTER THREAT SHOULD BE
   GREATEST ALONG OR JUST N OF OUTFLOW BOUNDARY.

   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 26025.


   ...CORFIDI
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