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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 5:40 PM CDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
central and eastern Arkansas
northern and central Louisiana
East Texas

* effective this Sunday afternoon and Monday morning from 540 PM
until 100 am CDT.

* Primary threats include...
a few tornadoes possible
scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 80 mph possible
scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 2.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... scattered supercells expected to spread east across watch
area through late tonight... with some tendency to merge into broken
lines/small clusters of storms. These may produce a few tornadoes
in addition to large hail and damaging winds.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 70 statute
miles east and west of a line from 75 miles north northeast of
Little Rock Arkansas to 20 miles south southeast of Natchitoches
Louisiana. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou3).

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 79... ww 80... ww 81... ww
82...

Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface
wind gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to
500. Mean storm motion vector 27035.


... Corfidi

551 PM CDT sun Apr 19 2015


The National Weather Service has issued Tornado Watch 83 until
1 am CDT Monday which replaces a portion of Severe Thunderstorm
Watch 81. The new watch is valid for the following areas

In Arkansas the new watch includes 4 counties

In south central Arkansas

Union

In southwest Arkansas

Columbia Lafayette Nevada

In Louisiana the new watch includes 17 parishes

In north central Louisiana

Caldwell Grant Jackson
La Salle Lincoln Ouachita
Union Winn

In northwest Louisiana

Bienville Bossier Caddo
Claiborne De Soto Natchitoches
Red River Sabine Webster

In Texas the new watch includes 6 counties

In northeast Texas

Angelina Nacogdoches Panola
Sabine San Augustine Shelby

This includes the cities of... Arcadia... Bernice... Bossier City...
Bradley... Carthage... center... Clarks... Colfax... Columbia...
Coushatta... Dry Prong... El Dorado... Farmerville... Gibsland...
Grayson... Haynesville... Hemphill... Homer... Jena... Jonesboro...
Lewisville... Logansport... Lufkin... Magnolia... Mansfield... many...
Martin... midway... Minden... Monroe... Montgomery... Nacogdoches...
Natchitoches... Olla... Pineland... Pleasant Hill... Prescott...
Ringgold... Ruston... San Augustine... Shreveport... Springhill...
Stamps... Stonewall... Winnfield and Zwolle.





Local Storm Report



04/19/2015 0514 PM

Prescott, Nevada County.

Hail e0.75 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.






04/19/2015 0514 PM

Prescott, Nevada County.

Hail e0.75 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.




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