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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for AR,MO,OK,TX
WW 507 SEVERE TSTM AR MO OK TX 220455Z - 221200Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 507
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1155 PM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Western Arkansas
  Southern Missouri
  Far Southeast Oklahoma
  Northeast Texas

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1155 PM
  until 700 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Linear bands of storms will continue to steadily move
generally eastward through the early morning hours. Locally damaging
winds will be the primary hazard, but a brief tornado cannot be
entirely ruled out with line-embedded circulations amidst strong
low-level shear.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles east northeast
of Springfield MO to 50 miles southwest of Texarkana AR. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 504...WW 505...WW 506...

AVIATION...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
27030.

...Guyer

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