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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 65

WW 65 SEVERE TSTM AR OK TX 120040Z – 120800Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 65
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
640 PM CST Sat Mar 11 2023

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southwest Arkansas
  Southeast Oklahoma
  Northeast Texas

* Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 640 PM
  until 200 AM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 2.5 inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms forming over southeast Oklahoma will track
east-southeastward through the evening, posing a risk of large hail
and perhaps damaging wind gusts.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 40 miles southwest of
Mcalester OK to 45 miles northeast of El Dorado AR. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector


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