SPC Tornado Watch 116

WW 116 TORNADO AR OK 010400Z – 011000Z

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Tornado Watch Number 116
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1100 PM CDT Tue Apr 30 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Western and Northern Arkansas
  Southeast and East-central Oklahoma

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 1100 PM
  until 500 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY...A semi-discrete supercell or two may occur ahead of and/or
be embedded with a line of convection is it generally progresses
east-northeastward across the region. A few tornadoes remain
possible into the overnight with damaging winds also possible.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles east of Durant OK to 15 miles
north northeast of Harrison AR. 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.


114...WW 115...

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24030.


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