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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 352
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 352
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   945 AM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Arkansas

   * Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 945 AM until
     400 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A band of strong/severe storms is expected to spread
   eastward across Arkansas and intensify into the afternoon hours with
   potential to produce damaging wind gusts and occasional hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 100
   statute miles east and west of a line from 20 miles north northeast
   of Batesville AR to 45 miles south southeast of Hot Springs AR. For
   a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 351...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   28035.

   ...Weiss
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