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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 3:15 AM CDT on May 02, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on May 02, 2016


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
parts of southern Arkansas
much of western and central Louisiana
parts of western Mississippi
portions of eastern and southeast Texas

* effective this Monday morning from 315 am until 900 am CDT.

* Primary threats include...
isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

Summary... isolated strong/severe thunderstorms are forecast to
continue spreading east across the ww area over the next several
hours... where large hail and an isolated damaging wind gust or two
can be expected.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles north
northeast of Monticello Arkansas to 65 miles south southeast of
Lufkin Texas. 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.


Aviation... a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft
to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55
knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm
motion vector 25035.


... Goss

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Freeze Warning
Connecticut - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Idaho - Frost Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Missouri - Flood Warning
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Record Report
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Weather Statement , Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement

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