URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 672
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
525 PM CDT Wed Sep 6 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Extreme southeast Arkansas
Extreme northeast Louisiana
Northern into west central Mississippi
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 525 PM
until 1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY…Clusters of storms will continue to form and spread
south-southeastward through early tonight, with the potential to
produce occasional damaging winds of 60-70 mph and isolated large
hail near 1 inch in diameter.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 65 miles south of
Greenville MS to 45 miles north northeast of Oxford MS. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector