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#LAwx Tornado Watch

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 550
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
245 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA
COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 245 PM UNTIL
1000 PM CST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF BATON
ROUGE LOUISIANA TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY
LOUISIANA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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…BROKEN SQLN WITH SCTD EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS/LOW-AMPLITUDE
LEWPS ALONG SSW/NNE-ORIENTED SFC TROUGH ON WRN BORDER OF WW EXPECTED
TO EDGE SLOWLY E ACROSS SRN LA THIS EVE AS A WEAK SFC WAVE EVOLVES
NEAR BATON ROUGE. LATEST SFC DATA INDICATE THAT RICHER LOW-LVL
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ASHORE E OF THE TROUGH…WITH SFC
DEWPOINTS RISING INTO THE MID/UPR 60S F. AT THE SAME TIME…GRADUAL
TIGHTENING OF UPR HEIGHT GRADIENT/WEAK HEIGHT FALLS WILL SUPPORT A
MODEST INCREASE IN 40-50 KT WSWLY DEEP SHEAR. THIS SETUP MAY YIELD
SPORADIC STORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DMGG WIND AND A TORNADO OR
TWO…ESPECIALLY ALONG AND S OF I-10/12.

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Tornado Watch (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi)

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 65
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   655 PM CDT SUN APR 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN ALABAMA
     WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
     EASTERN LOUISIANA
     SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 655 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES LIKELY WITH A FEW INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A FEW LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA TO 30 MILES NORTH OF CRESTVIEW FLORIDA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 64...

   DISCUSSION...AS AN UPPER TROUGH SHIFTS EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER EAST
   TX AND THE ARKLATEX THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...A SURFACE LOW IS EXPECTED
   TO GRADUALLY DEEPEN/MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES.
   AS THIS OCCURS...LOW-LEVEL SHEAR IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN IN TANDEM
   WITH A NORTHWARD-MOVING WARM FRONT AND AN INCREASINGLY MOISTURE-RICH
   AIRMASS. SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF TORNADOES WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY
   LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING...INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL FOR A STRONG
   TORNADO ASIDE FROM DAMAGING WINDS/HAIL.

 

Tornado Warning Update Winn Parish LA

LAC127-162300-
/O.CON.KSHV.TO.W.0038.000000T0000Z-130516T2300Z/
WINN LA-
541 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT FOR WINN
PARISH…

AT 533 PM CDT…USING DOPPLER RADAR…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO DETECT A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER WINN PARISH…
WEST OF WINNFIELD AND NORTHWEST OF ATLANTA MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25
MPH. THE THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WINNFIELD…BUT THE POSSIBLE
TORNADO WILL BE MOVING MORE TOWARD ATLANTA.

THE TORNADO WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF THE
INDICATED PARISH.

Tornado Warning Winn LA Natchitoches LA

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL WINN PARISH IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA…
NORTHEASTERN NATCHITOCHES PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 512 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO OVER
NATCHITOCHES PARISH…OR 14 MILES NORTHEAST OF NATCHITOCHES…
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF THE
INDICATED PARISHES.

Tornado Warning Winn LA Natchitoches LA

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL WINN PARISH IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA…
NORTH CENTRAL NATCHITOCHES PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…

* UNTIL 515 PM CDT

* AT 442 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR BLACK
LAKE…OR 18 MILES NORTH OF NATCHITOCHES…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30
MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
CRESTON AND CLEAR LAKE…

Tornado Warning Bienville LA Natchitoches LA Red River LA

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTH CENTRAL BIENVILLE PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
NORTH CENTRAL NATCHITOCHES PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
RED RIVER PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT.

* AT 403 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 7 MILES NORTH OF
COUSHATTA…OR 23 MILES EAST OF MANSFIELD…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
35 MPH. NUMEROUS REPORTS OF DAMAGE AND LARGE HAIL HAVE BEEN
RECEIVED AS THIS STORM MOVED ACROSS WASKOM AND SHREVEPORT.

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

Tornado Warning Update Red River LA Bossier LA Bienville LA

LAC013-015-081-162115-
/O.CON.KSHV.TO.W.0035.000000T0000Z-130516T2115Z/
RED RIVER LA-BOSSIER LA-BIENVILLE LA-
400 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM CDT FOR
BIENVILLE…BOSSIER AND RED RIVER PARISHES…

AT 355 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A POSSIBLE TORNADO. THIS POSSIBLE TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR
LOGGY BAYOU…OR 20 MILES NORTHEAST OF MANSFIELD…MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 35 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HALL
SUMMIT. NUMEROUS REPORTS OF DAMAGE NEAR FRIERSON AND IN SOUTHEAST
SHREVEPORT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

Tornado Warning Update Bienville LA Bossier LA Caddo LA De Soto LA Red River LA

LAC013-015-017-031-081-162115-
/O.CON.KSHV.TO.W.0035.000000T0000Z-130516T2115Z/
RED RIVER LA-DE SOTO LA-CADDO LA-BOSSIER LA-BIENVILLE LA-
345 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM CDT FOR
BIENVILLE…BOSSIER…CADDO…DE SOTO AND RED RIVER PARISHES…

AT 342 PM CDT…USING DOPPLER RADAR…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO DETECT A POSSIBLE TORNADO. THIS POSSIBLE
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR NINOCK…OR 17 MILES NORTHEAST OF
MANSFIELD…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LOGGY
BAYOU…CRICHTON…RINGGOLD…HALL SUMMIT AND JAMESTOWN. NUMEROUS
REPORTS OF DOWNED TREES AND POWERLINES…DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES…AND
LARGE HAIL HAVE BEEN RECEIVED ACROSS WASKOM…GREENWOOD…AND SOUTH
SHREVEPORT.

Tornado Warning Bienville LA Bossier LA Caddo LA De Soto LA Red River LA

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL BIENVILLE PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
SOUTHEASTERN BOSSIER PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
SOUTHEASTERN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
NORTH CENTRAL DE SOTO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…
NORTHWESTERN RED RIVER PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA…

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT.

* AT 320 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 24 MILES WEST OF
RINGGOLD…OR 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SHREVEPORT…MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH. NUMEROUS REPORTS OF DAMAGE AND LARGE HAIL
HAVE BEEN RECEIVED NEAR WASKOM TEXAS AND IN SOUTH SHREVEPORT.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ELM
GROVE…MC DADE…CASPIANA…NINOCK…LAKE BISTINEAU SOUTH…LOGGY
BAYOU…GRAND BAYOU…CRICHTON…HALL SUMMIT…JAMESTOWN AND
EDGEFIELD.

Tornado Warning Update Bossier LA Caddo LA De Soto LA

LAC015-017-031-162030-
/O.CON.KSHV.TO.W.0034.000000T0000Z-130516T2030Z/
DE SOTO LA-CADDO LA-BOSSIER LA-
316 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM CDT FOR
BOSSIER…CADDO AND DE SOTO PARISHES…

AT 312 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A POSSIBLE TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR FRIERSON…
OR 12 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SHREVEPORT…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
ROBSON…TAYLORTOWN AND ELM GROVE. LARGE HAIL AND WIDESPREAD DAMAGE
TO TREES AND POWERLINES HAS BEEN REPORTED WITH THIS STORM.

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