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Tornado Warning Update Columbia County AR

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COLUMBIA AR-
623 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM CDT FOR COLUMBIA
COUNTY…

AT 620 PM CDT…USING DOPPLER RADAR…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO DETECT A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS STORM AND ROTATION WAS LOCATED NEAR
VILLAGE…OR 10 MILES SOUTH OF STEPHENS…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

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Tornado Warning Update Columbia County AR

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COLUMBIA AR-
600 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM CDT FOR COLUMBIA
COUNTY…

AT 554 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MAGNOLIA ON THE WEST SIDE OF TOWN…MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
MCNEIL…CALHOUN…LAUGHLIN…EBENEZER…VILLAGE…MEDLOCK AND
SPOTVILLE

Tornado Warning Columbia County AR

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
550 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…WALDO…MCNEIL…MAGNOLIA…

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 546 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR
SMITHLAND…OR 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WALDO…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
VILLAGE…

Tornado Warning Phillips AR Coahoma MS

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
815 PM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EAST CENTRAL PHILLIPS COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS…
NORTHERN COAHOMA COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI…

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 815 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR FRIARS POINT…OR 9
MILES SOUTHWEST OF HELENA…MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO RURAL AREAS
OF EAST CENTRAL PHILLIPS AND NORTHERN COAHOMA COUNTIES.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES AREAS NEAR BEAVERDAM LAKE…FLOWER LAKE
AND TUNICA LAKE.

Tornado Warning Update Phillips AR Coahoma MS

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PHILLIPS AR-COAHOMA MS-
801 PM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CDT FOR NORTHERN
COAHOMA AND CENTRAL PHILLIPS COUNTIES…

AT 800 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS POSSIBLE TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR
DELTA…OR 9 MILES SOUTH OF HELENA…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. STORM
SPOTTERS ARE TRACKING A WALL CLOUD WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LAKE VIEW…
COAHOMA…LULA…WESTOVER…EWAL…WABASH…ONEIDA…PRESTON PLACE…
HELENA CROSSING…JEFFRIES…POWELL…DANFORTH…RICH AND MOON.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES AREAS NEAR BEAVERDAM LAKE…FLOWER LAKE
AND TUNICA LAKE.

Tornado Warning Phillips AR Coahoma MS

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
738 PM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL PHILLIPS COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS…
NORTHERN COAHOMA COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI…

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 738 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING A TORNADO 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF
FRIARS POINT…OR 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARVELL…MOVING EAST AT 35
MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO RURAL AREAS
OF CENTRAL PHILLIPS AND NORTHERN COAHOMA COUNTIES.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES AREAS NEAR BEAVERDAM LAKE…FLOWER LAKE
AND TUNICA LAKE.

Tornado Watch (Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee)

Tornado Watch 141

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 141
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
350 PM CDT SAT APR 27 2013

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS
NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE

* EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 350 PM UNTIL
1100 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 35 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
JACKSON TENNESSEE TO 15 MILES SOUTH OF LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS. FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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.

DISCUSSION…THUNDERSTORMS ARE BEGINNING TO INTENSIFY ALONG A WARM
FRONT EXTENDING ROUGHLY FROM A LOW NEAR LIT TO NORTH OF MEM. A
MOIST AND MODERATELY UNSTABLE AIR MASS LIES TO THE SOUTH OF THE
FRONT WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 60S. DEEP EFFECTIVE SHEAR AND
SUFFICIENT LOW LEVEL SHEAR WILL POSE A RISK OF SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF
LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND A FEW TORNADOES.

Tornado Watch (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas)

Tornado Watch AR OK TX

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 108
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
340 PM CDT MON APR 15 2013

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

PART OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
PARTS OF SOUTHERN AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA
PART OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS TEXAS

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 340 PM UNTIL
1100 PM CDT.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTHWEST OF
FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS TO 20 MILES SOUTH OF MINERAL WELLS TEXAS.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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.

DISCUSSION…SCATTERED INTENSE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED
WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS…NEAR A SURFACE FRONT AND DRYLINE
ACROSS EASTERN OKLAHOMA INTO NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…BEFORE SLOWLY
DEVELOPING NORTHEASTWARD THIS EVENING. LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS MAY BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREATS
INITIALLY…BUT…BY EARLY EVENING…THE RISK FOR TORNADOES PROBABLY
WILL INCREASE WITH STRONGEST STORMS.

Tornado Warning Update Ashley AR Morehouse LA West Carroll LA

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ASHLEY AR-MOREHOUSE LA-WEST CARROLL LA-
157 PM CDT MON MAR 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM CDT FOR EXTREME
SOUTHEASTERN ASHLEY COUNTY…AND NORTHERN WEST CARROLL AND
NORTHEASTERN MOREHOUSE PARISHES…

AT 157 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUE TO
TRACK A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF OAK GROVE MOVING EAST AT 40
MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
OAK GROVE BY 205 PM CDT…
KILBOURNE BY 210 PM CDT…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WARNING MEANS THAT A TORNADO IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. YOU
SHOULD ACTIVATE YOUR TORNADO ACTION PLAN AND TAKE PROTECTIVE ACTION
NOW.

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL. SEEK
SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT
MONDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS AND NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND
NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

Tornado Warning Ashley AR Chicot AR Morehouse LA West Carroll LA

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
142 PM CDT MON MAR 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN MOREHOUSE PARISH IN NORTHEAST LOUISIANA…
NORTHERN WEST CARROLL PARISH IN NORTHEAST LOUISIANA…
SOUTHEASTERN ASHLEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WILMOT…
SOUTHWESTERN CHICOT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS…

* UNTIL 230 PM CDT

* AT 142 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR JONES
MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
OAK GROVE BY 205 PM CDT…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WARNING MEANS THAT A TORNADO IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. YOU
SHOULD ACTIVATE YOUR TORNADO ACTION PLAN AND TAKE PROTECTIVE ACTION
NOW.

IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO…THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
BASEBALL SIZED HAIL AND DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT MONDAY
EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS AND NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND NORTHERN
MISSISSIPPI.

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