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SPC Tornado Watch 515

WW 515 TORNADO AR 082055Z – 090500Z

Tornado Watch Number 515
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
355 PM CDT Mon Jul 8 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southern and Central Arkansas

* Effective this Monday afternoon from 355 PM until Midnight CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes likely
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...A moist air mass and the remnants of Beryl and its
peripheral strong wind field will overspread the ArkLaTex and
broader Arkansas through tonight, with an increasing tornado
potential into this evening.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
east and west of a line from 70 miles south of Hot Springs AR to 35
miles north northwest of Little Rock AR. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 14040.


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