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Tornado Watch 534
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WW0534 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 534
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   710 AM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN ARKANSAS
     NORTHERN LOUISIANA
     MISSOURI BOOTHEEL
     WESTERN MISSISSIPPI
     WESTERN TENNESSEE
     SMALL PART OF EAST TEXAS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 710 AM UNTIL
     200 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
   ALEXANDRIA LOUISIANA TO 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF WALNUT RIDGE
   ARKANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 532...WW 533...

   DISCUSSION...QLCS FCST TO INCREASE IN ORGANIZATION AND SEVERITY
   THROUGH EARLY AFTN AS IT MOVES INTO DESTABILIZING AIR MASS NEAR MS
   RIVER.  FAVORABLE LOW-LEVEL SHEAR ALSO WILL EXIST IN INFLOW REGION
   TO SUPPORT SPORADIC MESOVORTICES WITH LOCALLY ENHANCED WIND RISK AND
   A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE.  ISOLATED SUPERCELLS CANNOT BE RULED OUT
   IN FOREGOING WARM SECTOR AS WELL...ESPECIALLY AS DIABATIC HEATING
   BOOSTS BUOYANCY DURING MIDDAY.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26035.


   ...EDWARDS
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