SPC Tornado Watch 193

SPC Tornado Watch 193

WW 193 TORNADO AR OK 070315Z – 071000Z

Tornado Watch Number 193
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1015 PM CDT Mon May 6 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Western and Northern Arkansas
Eastern and Southern Oklahoma

* Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 1015 PM
until 500 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Severe storm and tornado potential is expected to increase
into the overnight across the region, initially across northeast
Oklahoma. This includes the potential for tornadoes, damaging winds
and hail.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
east and west of a line from 20 miles northwest of Harrison AR to 30
miles east of Durant OK. For a complete depiction of the watch see
the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).


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.


191…WW 192…

AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 23035.


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