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Tornado Watch
Issued: 12:25 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
eastern Arkansas
northern Louisiana
Mississippi
western Tennessee

* effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM
until 800 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
several tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 75 mph possible
scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... scattered severe storms are expected to develop mainly
during the mid to late afternoon and early evening across parts of
the lower Mississippi Valley and mid-south. The greatest tornado
risk should exist across northern and central Mississippi into far
southwest Tennessee between about 3 to 7 PM.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles southwest of Natchez MS to 15
miles northwest of Jackson TN. 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.


Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 21045.

... Grams

1225 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
eastern Arkansas
northern Louisiana
Mississippi
western Tennessee

* effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM
until 800 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
several tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 75 mph possible
scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... scattered severe storms are expected to develop mainly
during the mid to late afternoon and early evening across parts of
the lower Mississippi Valley and mid-south. The greatest tornado
risk should exist across northern and central Mississippi into far
southwest Tennessee between about 3 to 7 PM.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles southwest of Natchez MS to 15
miles northwest of Jackson TN. 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.


Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 21045.

... Grams

1225 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
eastern Arkansas
northern Louisiana
Mississippi
western Tennessee

* effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM
until 800 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
several tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 75 mph possible
scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... scattered severe storms are expected to develop mainly
during the mid to late afternoon and early evening across parts of
the lower Mississippi Valley and mid-south. The greatest tornado
risk should exist across northern and central Mississippi into far
southwest Tennessee between about 3 to 7 PM.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles southwest of Natchez MS to 15
miles northwest of Jackson TN. 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.


Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 21045.

... Grams


1225 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
eastern Arkansas
northern Louisiana
Mississippi
western Tennessee

* effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 1225 PM
until 800 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
several tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 75 mph possible
scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... scattered severe storms are expected to develop mainly
during the mid to late afternoon and early evening across parts of
the lower Mississippi Valley and mid-south. The greatest tornado
risk should exist across northern and central Mississippi into far
southwest Tennessee between about 3 to 7 PM.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles southwest of Natchez MS to 15
miles northwest of Jackson TN. 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.


Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 21045.

... Grams

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