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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 71
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
635 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Far eastern Arkansas
Far southwest Indiana
* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 635 PM
until 200 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Extensive clusters of thunderstorms will evolve
east-northeast tonight. Tornado risk through mid-evening will be
greatest across the Kentucky and Tennessee portions of the watch,
with an increasing risk towards late evening across Mississippi.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 15 miles north of Evansville IN to 25
miles south of Greenville MS. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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 67...WW 68...WW 69...WW
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 22045.