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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 140
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 140
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   140 AM CDT Tue May 4 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northeast Arkansas
     Far Southern Illinois
     Western Kentucky
     Southeast Missouri
     Western/Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Tuesday morning from 140 AM until 800 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of storms will continue to organize and
   accelerate east-northeastward overnight across the region. Damaging
   winds can be expected through the early morning hours, along some
   potential for isolated large hail and/or a brief tornado.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
   statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles southwest of
   Walnut Ridge AR to 20 miles southeast of Clarksville TN. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 137...WW 138...WW 139...

   AVIATION...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
   24035.

   ...Guyer
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