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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 137
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
910 PM CDT Mon May 3 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Most of western and central Arkansas
Extreme northwestern Louisiana
Extreme southern and southeastern Missouri
Extreme southeastern Oklahoma
* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 910 PM
until 400 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of severe storms are expected to spread
east-northeastward toward Arkansas overnight from eastern Oklahoma
and northeastern Texas. There will be a tendency for storms to grow
into larger clusters and line segments, with an increasing threat
for damaging winds, with isolated significant gusts possible.
Otherwise, any lingering supercells will be capable of producing
isolated very large hail, and a tornado or two may occur with
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north northeast
of Flippin AR to 5 miles southwest of Longview TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 133...WW 134...WW
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector