• SPC PDS Tornado Watch 40
    on April 13, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    WW 40 TORNADO AR LA OK TX 131850Z - 140300Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 40 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 150 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Much of Arkansas Northwest Louisiana Southeast Oklahoma Northeast Texas * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 150 PM until 1000 PM CDT. ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION... * Primary threats include... Numerous tornadoes expected with a few intense tornadoes likely Widespread large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5 inches in diameter likely Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely SUMMARY...Intense thunderstorms are expected to track across the watch area this afternoon and early evening, posing a risk of tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. Strong tornadoes are possible. Multiple rounds of severe storms are expected across this region. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles east and west of a line from 70 miles south of Longview TX to 20 miles northeast of Flippin AR. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0). 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 39... 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. ...Hart Read mor […]