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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 4
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 4
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   220 AM CST Thu Feb 7 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Arkansas
     Far south-central Missouri
     Far eastern Oklahoma

   * Effective this Thursday morning from 220 AM until 800 AM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Fast-moving linear cluster should persist northeast along
   a stationary front. Strong to isolated severe wind gusts are the
   primary hazard. A brief tornado is also possible, particularly near
   and south of the front across northern Arkansas.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
   statute miles either side of a line from 25 miles west northwest of
   Poteau OK to 40 miles east southeast of West Plains MO. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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
   0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean storm motion vector
   23050.

   ...Grams
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