SPC Tornado Watch 430

WW 430 TORNADO AR OK TX 010040Z – 010800Z

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Tornado Watch Number 430
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
640 PM CST Fri Nov 30 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  much of Arkansas
  far southeastern Oklahoma
  parts of northeastern Texas

* Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 640 PM
  until 200 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms ongoing over the watch area at this time
will continue to intensify over the next few hours, while additional
strong/severe storms will move into the watch area from the west
later this evening.  Along with risk for hail and damaging winds, a
few tornadoes are also expected.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 100 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles west southwest of El Dorado AR
to 5 miles east northeast of Flippin AR. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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.



AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 23040.


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