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Tornado Watch 116
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 116
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   730 PM CDT Tue Apr 12 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern Arkansas
     Northern Louisiana
     East Texas

   * Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 730 PM
     until 200 AM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...A large cluster of thunderstorms approaching east Texas
   will track across the watch area this evening and early tonight. 
   Damaging winds a isolated tornadoes will be possible with the
   stronger cells.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 95 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 15 miles south southeast of Lufkin TX
   to 55 miles northeast of Texarkana AR. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 110...WW 111...WW
   112...WW 113...WW 114...WW 115...

   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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 25035.

   ...Hart
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