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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 166
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WW0166 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 166
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   815 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Arkansas
     Northeast Louisiana
     Northern Mississippi
     Southwest Tennessee

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 815 PM
     until 200 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Multiple sub-regional corridors of strong-to-severe
   thunderstorms are expected to continue eastward this evening
   toward/across the Mississippi River with large hail and locally
   damaging winds the primary hazard. A tornado could also occur,
   particularly with an ongoing supercell in eastern Arkansas.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles northeast of
   Memphis TN to 60 miles south southwest of Greenville MS. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 165...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   25025.

   ...Guyer
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