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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 4
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
900 PM CST Mon Jan 2 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
North central and northwest Louisiana
Extreme east Texas
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 900 PM
until 300 AM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Clusters and bands of storms with embedded supercell
structures will likely persist well into the early morning hours,
with an attendant threat for tornadoes (one or two of which could be
strong), damaging gusts, and isolated large hail.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles west of Pine Bluff AR to 25
miles west southwest of Natchitoches LA. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 1. Watch number 1 will not be in effect after 900 PM
CST. CONTINUE...WW 2...WW 3...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 22040.