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WW 401 SEVERE TSTM AR MS TN 092100Z - 100300Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 401
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
400 PM CDT Sun Jun 9 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Arkansas
  Northern Mississippi
  Far Southwest Tennessee

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 400 PM until
  1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms should continue to develop and intensify
late this afternoon and early evening while spreading slowly
east-southeastward. Damaging winds of 55-70 mph may occur with any
clusters, while severe hail of 1-2 inches in diameter appears
possible with any discrete cells that can be maintained.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles west of
Russellville AR to 10 miles north northeast of Columbus MS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
30030.

...Gleason

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