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WW 64 TORNADO AR KS MO OK 070050Z – 070900Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 64
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
650 PM CST Mon Mar 6 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Western Arkansas
  Southeast Kansas
  Southern Missouri
  Eastern Oklahoma

* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 650 PM
  until 300 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
    inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...Strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to develop
along a cold front as it overtakes a dryline across south-central
Kansas and west-central Oklahoma. Additional more isolated supercell
storms may also develop ahead of the front this evening as low-level
moisture continues to increase across the region. Large hail,
damaging winds, and tornadoes will all be possible.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
north and south of a line from 45 miles west of Bartlesville OK to
40 miles southeast of Fort Leonard Wood MO. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU4).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 61...WW 62...WW 63...

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24035.

...Guyer

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