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Tornado Watch (Louisiana) #LAwx

Tornado Watch (Louisiana)

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TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 164
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
250 PM CDT THU MAY 16 2013

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN LOUISIANA

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 250 PM UNTIL
800 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SEVERAL 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 55 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA TO 45 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF ALEXANDRIA
LOUISIANA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 163…

DISCUSSION…A SHORT BOWING LINE SEGMENT WITH WEAK ROTATION ON THE
SRN FLANK HAS SHOWN SIGNS OF INTENSIFYING RECENTLY. STORM IS MOVING
INTO AN INCREASINGLY FAVORABLE THERMODYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT AS
EVIDENCED BY RECENT DOWNSTREAM CU FIELD DEVELOPMENT WHERE STRONG
HEATING IS OCCURRING. 18Z SHV RAOB AND LATEST SHV VAD PROFILE SHOW
STRONG VEERING WITH HEIGHT AND SUFFICIENT SHEAR TO SUPPORT AN
ORGANIZED SEVERE THREAT WITH SUPERCELLS AND POTENTIAL FOR A TORNADO
OR TWO.

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Tornado Watch (OK, TX)

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 161
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
600 PM CDT WED MAY 15 2013

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 600 PM
UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
NUMEROUS LARGE HAIL EVENTS EXPECTED WITH SEVERAL VERY LARGE HAIL
EVENTS TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WITH A FEW SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF ARDMORE
OKLAHOMA TO 60 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF BROWNWOOD TEXAS. 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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 160…

DISCUSSION…TSTMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN STRENGTH ALONG SSW-NNE
CONFLUENCE AXIS ATTM EXTENDING FROM NEAR WICHITA FALLS TX TO W OF
BROWNWOOD TX. ACTIVITY WILL BE FOSTERED BOTH BY CONTINUED SFC
HEATING AND BY ASCENT ASSOCIATED WITH UPR IMPULSE NOW MOVING ESE
ACROSS W TX. AREA VWP DATA SHOW AMPLE DEEP SHEAR/VEERING WIND
PROFILES FOR SUPERCELLS. IN ADDITION..MOIST…15-20 KT S TO SSELY
SFC FLOW AHEAD OF CONFLUENCE AXIS WILL MAINTAIN RISK FOR LOW-LVL
MESOS WITH ANY SUSTAINED UPDRAFTS. THE STORMS MAY EVOLVE INTO A
BROKEN SQLN WITH EMBEDDED LEWPS CONTINUING TO POSE A RISK FOR SVR
HAIL/WIND AND ISOLD TORNADOES THROUGH LATE TNGT.

Tornado Watch (Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee)

Tornado Watch 141

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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

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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 Watch (Florida, Georgia, Coastal Waters)

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TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 106
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
155 PM EDT SUN APR 14 2013

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

MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN FLORIDA
PARTS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 155 PM UNTIL
1000 PM EDT.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 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 60 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA TO 50 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF MELBOURNE
FLORIDA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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 105…

DISCUSSION…INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE
SEA BREEZE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING…WITH ADDITIONAL STORMS
FORMING OR SPREADING IN FROM THE WEST…ALONG A WARM FRONTAL ZONE
ADVANCING NORTHWARD INTO NORTHERN FLORIDA. ACTIVITY WILL BE CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. AND
ROTATION DEVELOPING IN STRONGEST UPDRAFTS MAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE RISK
FOR A COUPLE OF TORNADOES…PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE INTERIOR NORTH
CENTRAL PENINSULA.

Tornado Watch (Alabama, Georgia) #ALwx #GAwx

Tornado Watch Alabama Georgia

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TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 53
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
415 PM EDT MON MAR 18 2013

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

EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA
WESTERN GEORGIA

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 415 PM UNTIL
1000 PM EDT.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 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 85 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTA
GEORGIA TO 45 MILES EAST OF TROY ALABAMA. FOR A COMPLETE
DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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 52…

DISCUSSION…ISOLATED AND DISCRETE THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORMING OVER
EASTERN AL…IN REGION OF 300-400 M2/S2 EFFECTIVE SRH VALUES AND
FAVORABLE DEEP-LAYER SHEAR. POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A FEW OF THESE
STORMS TO BECOME SUPERCELLULAR WITH THE RISK OF HAIL AND AN ISOLATED
TORNADO OR TWO. OTHERWISE…FAST-MOVING BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER
WESTERN AL WILL AFFECT THE WATCH AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WITH A RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS.

Tornado Watch (Louisiana, Texas) #LAwx #TXwx

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 694
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
920 AM CST TUE DEC 25 2012

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

SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA
SOUTHEAST TEXAS
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 920 AM UNTIL
400 PM CST.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 75 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
HUNTSVILLE TEXAS TO 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 692…WW 693…

DISCUSSION…SFC-BASED SUPERCELL/TORNADO THREAT FCST TO INCREASE AND
SHIFT EWD ACROSS WW AREA THROUGH AFTN. WARM SECTOR EXPECTED TO
SHIFTS FARTHER INLAND AND BECOMES OVERLAIN BY STRENGTHENING
MID-UPPER FLOW AND ASCENT…PER SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 2207.
POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR LARGE HAIL AND A FEW STG/DAMAGING TORNADOES
WITH ANY SUSTAINED/DISCRETE SUPERCELLS. BOW-ECHO/QLCS CIRCULATIONS
ALSO MAY BECOME TORNADIC…IN ADDITION TO SVR GUST POTENTIAL.

Tornado Watch… #ARwx #KSwx #MOwx #OKwx #TXwx

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TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 686
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
735 PM CST WED DEC 19 2012

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

WESTERN ARKANSAS
EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS
SOUTHWEST MISSOURI
EASTERN OKLAHOMA
EXTREME NORTHEAST TEXAS

EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 735 PM
UNTIL 200 AM CST.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 1 INCH 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 15 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI TO 5 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF PARIS TEXAS.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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…STORMS ARE INTENSIFYING ALONG A DRY LINE FROM SOUTH
CENTRAL OK INTO FAR NORTH-CENTRAL TX…WITH LESS-ORGANIZED
CONVECTION DEVELOPING OVER NERN OK. STORMS ARE LIKELY TO INCREASE
TONIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT OVERTAKES THE DRY LINE AND BEGINS TO
SURGE EWD ACROSS THE AREA. STRONG DYNAMIC FORCING FOR ASCENT
ASSOCIATED WITH AN INTENSE UPPER TROUGH MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL
PLAINS WILL ENHANCE FORCED LIFT ALONG THE COLD FRONT SUPPORTIVE OF
ADDITIONAL STRONG/SEVERE STORM DEVELOPMENT. STRENGTHENING WINDS
ALOFT/DEEP LAYER SHEAR AND CLOCKWISE TURNING LOW-LEVEL HODOGRAPHS
FAVOR EMBEDDED SUPERCELL/QLCS STRUCTURES WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND
SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

Tornado Watch (Florida, Georgia) #FLwx #GAwx

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 684
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
130 PM EST MON DEC 17 2012

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

NORTHERN FLORIDA
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN GEORGIA
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 130 PM UNTIL 900
PM EST.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS
TO 75 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
APALACHICOLA FLORIDA TO 10 MILES EAST OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 683…

DISCUSSION…SW-NE SQLN IN SW GA/CNTRL FL PANHANDLE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE GENERALLY E/ENE AT 40-50 KTS THROUGH EARLY EVE. ISOLD
ADDITIONAL STORMS MAY FORM LATER THIS AFTN IN WEAKLY CONFLUENT FLOW
AHEAD OF LINE. DEEP/STRONG…LARGELY UNIDIRECTIONAL WSW FLOW IS
PRESENT TO SUPPORT SUSTAINED STORMS/SUPERCELLS. THESE WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORNADOES…ESPECIALLY NEAR LEWP CRESTS AND/OR
NEAR WARM FRONT IN SE GA/SAVANNAH RVR VLY. CONVERGENCE
WILL…HOWEVER… REMAIN WEAK…AND BACK-VEER PATTERN AROUND 700 MB
IN AREA WIND PROFILES MAY SOMEWHAT LIMIT OVERALL TORNADO
THREAT…ESPECIALLY WITH SWD EXTENT IN WW. NEVERTHELESS…STRENGTH
OF WIND FIELD AND LIKELIHOOD FOR SMALL BOWING STRUCTURES SUGGEST
POTENTIAL FOR DMGG WIND SWD THROUGH THE CNTRL/ERN FL PANHANDLE/NRN
FL.

Tornado Watch… #ILwx #MOwx #TNwx #ARwx #KYwx

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 677
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
210 PM CST SUN DEC 9 2012

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

CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
WESTERN KENTUCKY
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
NORTHWEST TENNESSEE

EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 210 PM UNTIL 900
PM CST.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 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 75 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF CAPE
GIRARDEAU MISSOURI TO 25 MILES WEST OF PINE BLUFF ARKANSAS. FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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 OVER CENTRAL
AR ALONG/AHEAD OF COLD FRONT. STORMS SHOULD INCREASE IN COVERAGE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON ACROSS THE WATCH AREA AS LOW LEVEL WINDS
STRENGTHEN. A FEW SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL
ARE EXPECTED. ISOLATED SUPERCELLS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITH A RISK OF
A TORNADO OR TWO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.

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