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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch 91
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WW0091 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 91
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   600 AM CDT SAT APR 24 2010
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          EASTERN ARKANSAS
          NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
          CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 600 AM UNTIL
   100 PM CDT.
   
   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
   
   DESTRUCTIVE TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER...
   THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE
   POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   MEMPHIS TENNESSEE TO 55 MILES WEST OF PINE BELT MISSISSIPPI.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
   
   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 89...WW 90...
   
   DISCUSSION...CLUSTERS OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
   INTENSIFY THIS MORNING AS LOW LEVEL JET STRENGTHENS AND UPPER TROUGH
   APPROACHES.  A COMBINATION OF HIGH MOISTURE VALUES...MODERATE
   CAPE...AND EXTREMELY STRONG SHEAR PROFILES WILL POSE A RISK OF
   TORNADIC SUPERCELLS THROUGH THE MORNING.  STRONG TORNADOES ARE
   POSSIBLE.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24040.
   
   
   ...HART
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