SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 514



WW 514 SEVERE TSTM AR LA OK TX 250230Z – 250800Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 514
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
830 PM CST Tue Nov 24 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Western Arkansas
  Northwest Louisiana
  Southeast Oklahoma
  Northeast Texas

* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 830 PM
  until 200 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...A line of thunderstorms over southeast Oklahoma and
northeast Texas continues to intensify this evening, with a few
storms reaching severe limits.  Conditions suggest this activity
could continue to pose a risk of damaging wind gusts and hail for a
few more hours across the watch area.  An isolated tornado cannot be
ruled out.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles north northeast
of Fort Smith AR to 85 miles south of Paris TX. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
tornadoes.

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AVIATION...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 450. Mean storm motion vector
26040.

...Hart

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