Mid-South : Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 PM CDT This Evening

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The Storm Prediction Center has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for much of the Mid-South until 8 PM CDT this Saturday evening.

 

Scroll down for county specific information. 

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 107

   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

   135 PM CDT Sat May 19 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 

     Northeast Arkansas

     Western Kentucky

     South Central and Southeast Missouri

     West Tennessee

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 135 PM until

     800 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include…

     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY…Several clusters of strong to severe storms over southern

   Missouri are expected to move toward the southeast this afternoon,

   with additional storms continuing over west Tennessee.  Stronger

   storms will produce strong wind gusts and large hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45

   statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles west northwest

   of West Plains MO to 35 miles north northeast of Jackson TN. For a

   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline

   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

   REMEMBER…A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are

   favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce

   tornadoes.

 

(county outline areas)

   BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 107

   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK

   135 PM CDT SAT MAY 19 2018

   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 107 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT

   FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

   ARC021-055-093-121-200100-

   /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0107.180519T1835Z-180520T0100Z/

   AR 

   .    ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

   CLAY                 GREENE              MISSISSIPPI         

   RANDOLPH             

   KYC039-075-083-105-200100-

   /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0107.180519T1835Z-180520T0100Z/

   KY 

   .    KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

   CARLISLE             FULTON              GRAVES              

   HICKMAN              

   MOC023-035-065-067-069-091-133-143-149-153-155-181-201-203-207-

   215-223-229-200100-

   /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0107.180519T1835Z-180520T0100Z/

   MO 

   .    MISSOURI COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

   BUTLER               CARTER              DENT                

   DOUGLAS              DUNKLIN             HOWELL              

   MISSISSIPPI          NEW MADRID          OREGON              

   OZARK                PEMISCOT            RIPLEY              

   SCOTT                SHANNON             STODDARD            

   TEXAS                WAYNE               WRIGHT              

   TNC033-045-053-075-095-097-113-131-167-183-200100-

   /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0107.180519T1835Z-180520T0100Z/

   TN 

   .    TENNESSEE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

   CROCKETT             DYER                GIBSON              

   HAYWOOD              LAKE                LAUDERDALE          

   MADISON              OBION               TIPTON              

   WEAKLEY              

   ATTN…WFO…MEG…SGF…PAH…

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