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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 9:55 PM CDT on April 24, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on April 25, 2015


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
southern Arkansas
northern Louisiana
west central Mississippi
extreme northeast Texas

* effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 955 PM
until 400 am CDT.

* Primary threats include...
a couple tornadoes possible
scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
    mph possible
isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... Bow echo will move ewd along a stalled front near the
la/AR border for the next several hours... with a continued risk for
damaging winds/large hail... as well as a couple of tornadoes where
the Bow echo interacts with the front.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 125 statute
miles east and west of a line from 55 miles east northeast of El
Dorado Arkansas to 55 miles southeast of Shreveport Louisiana.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (wous64 kwns wou5).

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 102... ww 104...

Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface
wind gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to
500. Mean storm motion vector 26045.


... Thompson


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Fire Weather Warning
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Freeze Warning
Delaware - Frost Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Maine - Flood Warning
Maryland - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New Jersey - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Freeze Warning , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Record Report
Oregon - Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report
Rhode Island - Freeze Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Washington - Special Statement
West Virginia - Freeze Warning
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement