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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 28
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WW0028 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 28
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   445 PM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Extreme southeast Arkansas
     North central and northeast Louisiana
     West central Mississippi

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 445 PM until
     1000 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter likely
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A band of strong-severe storms moving into northwest
   Louisiana will likely persist for the next several hours while the
   storms move eastward toward the Mississippi River this evening. 
   Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats with the
   stronger embedded storms.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 85
   statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north of
   Greenville MS to 30 miles east of Alexandria LA. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 25...WW 26...WW 27...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   26040.

   ...Thompson
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