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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Till 9p

 

245 PM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014

 

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

 

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

  NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS

  SOUTHWEST KENTUCKY

  SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

  WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE

 

* EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 245 PM UNTIL

  900 PM CDT.

 

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...

  SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2

    INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

 

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50

STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES WEST

NORTHWEST OF RUSSELLVILLE ARKANSAS TO 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF

CLARKSVILLE TENNESSEE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE

THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

 

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.

IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

 

IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE

 

DICKSON               HICKMAN               HOUSTON

HUMPHREYS             LEWIS                 MONTGOMERY

PERRY                 STEWART

 

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...CENTERVILLE...CLARKSVILLE...

DICKSON...DOVER...ERIN...HOHENWALD...LINDEN...LOBELVILLE...

TENNESSEE RIDGE AND WAVERLY.

 

At 3:30.... A couple of storms were tornado warned as they moved in to north west Tennessee, one of which had a confirmed tornado and damage being reported near New Madrid in southeast Missouri. 

Additional Storms are behind this area in Arkansas, and across western Tennessee.   

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