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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 217
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
845 AM CDT Sun May 15 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far northwest Arkansas
Central to southern Missouri
* Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 845 AM until
400 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Widespread damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
inches in diameter likely
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Multiple clusters with embedded bows and supercells will
spread across the Ozark Plateau region into this afternoon.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles east of Vichy
MO to 25 miles west southwest of Bartlesville OK. 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 216...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector