URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 223
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
520 PM CDT Sun May 15 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 520 PM until
1100 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A fast-moving line of thunderstorms over central Arkansas
will track southeastward across the watch area this evening.
Damaging winds are the main threat, although large hail will also be
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles west of Monroe
LA to 45 miles east southeast of Greenwood MS. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 218...WW 219...WW
220...WW 221...WW 222...
AVIATION...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 500. Mean storm motion vector