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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 116
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
300 AM CDT Wed Apr 28 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Extreme northwestern Arkansas
Southern and eastern Oklahoma
Northwest and north-central Texas
* Effective this Wednesday morning from 300 AM until 1000 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A loosely organized band of thunderstorms, with
occasional, embedded supercells, will pose a threat for a few
tornadoes and severe gusts. Large hail is most probable from the
Red River region southwestward.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 20 miles east southeast of Abilene TX
to 35 miles west northwest of Fayetteville AR. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 115...
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 22030.