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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 296
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
710 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
South-central and eastern Louisiana
Far southwest Mississippi
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 710 PM
until 100 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...An intense southeastward-moving line of storms will
continue to spread into additional parts of central/southern
Louisiana, southeast Texas and far western Mississippi this evening.
Corridors of damaging winds will be the primary concern, but some
large hail and possibly even a line-embedded tornado could occur.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 90 miles west southwest
of Fort Polk LA to 25 miles south southeast of Natchez MS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 293...WW 294...WW 295...
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 600. Mean storm motion vector