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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 335
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 335
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1050 AM CDT WED JUL 6 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
     SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
     WESTERN KENTUCKY
     SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
     WEST TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 1050 AM
     UNTIL 500 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...S CENTRAL MO SQUALL LINE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN STRENGTH
   AND MOVE GENERALLY EAST THROUGH MID-AFTERNOON...WITH ADDITIONAL
   DEVELOPMENT POSSIBLE ALONG SOUTHERN END WITH TIME. POTENTIAL WILL
   EXIST FOR A FEW SWATHS OF DAMAGING WIND...AND A TORNADO OR TWO.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   FARMINGTON MISSOURI TO 40 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JONESBORO
   ARKANSAS.  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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27040.


   ...CORFIDI
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