SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 8

By Newsroom America Feeds at 11 Mar 03:16

WW 8 SEVERE TSTM AR LA MS 110230Z - 111000Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 8 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 830 PM CST Sat Mar 10 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Southeast Arkansas Far Northeast Louisiana Central Mississippi * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 830 PM until 400 AM CST. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...Clusters of storms will continue to progress southeastward from Arkansas into Mississippi and possibly far northeast Louisiana late this evening into the overnight. Locally damaging winds will be possibly although bouts of severe hail should be the most common risk. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles west northwest of Greenville MS to 40 miles southeast of Greenwood MS. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8). 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 7... 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 30030. ...Guyer Read more



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