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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 17

WW 17 SEVERE TSTM AR LA TX 111350Z – 111900Z

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 17
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
750 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Far Southern Arkansas
  Northern Louisiana
  Far East Texas

* Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 750 AM until
  100 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible
  Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible

SUMMARY...Strong to severe thunderstorms may continue
east-northeastward this morning into western/northern Louisiana and
far southern Arkansas, with the strongest storms capable of large
hail and possibly strong wind gusts.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles south
southwest of Shreveport LA to 65 miles northeast of Natchitoches LA.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).


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



AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 50 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector


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