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Public Severe Weather Outlook (PWO)
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Please note this briefing may be out of date after 1625 UTC on 05/31/2013 and there will be no subsequent updates during the day.
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   ZCZC SPCPWOSPC ALL
   WOUS40 KWNS 311646
   KSZ000-MOZ000-OKZ000-010200-
   
   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1146 AM CDT FRI MAY 31 2013
   
   ...SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK POSSIBLE OVER PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN
   PLAINS TO THE OZARK PLATEAU LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF A FEW STRONG TO VIOLENT TORNADOES...VERY LARGE
   HAIL...AND INTENSE DAMAGING WINDS OVER PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
   TO THE OZARK PLATEAU LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          SOUTHEAST KANSAS
          SOUTHWEST MISSOURI
          CENTRAL TO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA
   
   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS THE UPPER/MIDDLE
   MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND THE MIDWEST...
   
   SCATTERED STORMS WILL FORM ALONG A DRYLINE OVER PARTS OF CENTRAL
   OKLAHOMA BETWEEN 4 AND 7 PM. THESE STORMS WILL BECOME RAPIDLY SEVERE
   AND BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A FEW STRONG TO VIOLENT
   TORNADOES...SCATTERED VERY LARGE HAIL ABOVE BASEBALL SIZE AND
   ISOLATED SEVERE WIND GUSTS ABOVE 60 MPH. DURING THE
   EVENING...NUMEROUS STORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP TO THE NORTHEAST ALONG
   A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE OZARK PLATEAU AND CONGEAL INTO FAST-MOVING
   LINES WITH A RISK FOR POTENTIALLY WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS WITH
   ISOLATED GUSTS ABOVE HURRICANE-FORCE...IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND
   A COUPLE OF STRONG TORNADOES.
   
   STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS DEVELOPING
   SITUATION. THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO REVIEW SEVERE
   WEATHER SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO RADIO...TELEVISION...AND NOAA
   WEATHER RADIO FOR POSSIBLE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND STATEMENTS LATER
   TODAY.
   
   ..GRAMS.. 05/31/2013
   
   $$        
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