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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 532
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 532
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1255 AM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN...CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ARKANSAS
     EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI
     EASTERN OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY MORNING FROM 1255 AM UNTIL 800 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST
   OF HOT SPRINGS ARKANSAS TO 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONETT MISSOURI. 
   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 529...WW 530...WW 531...

   DISCUSSION...QLCS WITH INTERMITTENT STG-SVR GUSTS WILL PROCEED EWD
   INTO FAVORABLE LOW-LEVEL THETAE...WITH STRENGTHENING DEEP-LAYER
   FORCING FOR MCS MAINTENANCE.  MAIN THREAT WILL BE DAMAGING
   GUSTS...THOUGH A TORNADO OR MARGINAL HAIL EVENT CANNOT BE RULED OUT.
    REF SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1862 FOR ADDITIONAL/INITIAL DETAILS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 24040.


   ...EDWARDS
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