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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 87
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1245 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1245 PM until
700 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Storms including supercells are expected to develop along
a boundary from southeast Texas into Louisiana. Large hail can be
expected, aside from damaging winds and an increasing tornado risk.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
north and south of a line from 40 miles east northeast of Alexandria
LA to 55 miles south southwest of Lufkin TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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 86...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 25030.