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TORNADO WARNING - PINE BLUFF/JEFFERSON COUNTY

Tornado Warning
TORNADO WARNING
ARC001-069-085-117-060045-
/O.NEW.KLZK.TO.W.0013.080205T2355Z-080206T0045Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
555 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN LONOKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  SOUTH CENTRAL PRAIRIE COUNTY IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  NORTHWESTERN ARKANSAS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS
  CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS

* UNTIL 645 PM CST

* AT 553 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR
  ALTHEIMER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
  WABBASEKA AROUND 600 PM CST...
  HUMPHREY AROUND 605 PM CST...
  HUMNOKE AROUND 610 PM CST...
  STUTTGART MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AROUND 620 PM CST...

&&

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY
WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CST TUESDAY EVENING
FOR WESTERN ARKANSAS. A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1000 PM CST TUESDAY EVENING FOR ARKANSAS.

LAT...LON 3470 9167 3454 9137 3418 9187 3435 9206
TIME...MOT...LOC 2355Z 221DEG 54KT 3432 9187

$$

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
ARC069-060015-
/O.NEW.KLZK.SV.W.0029.080205T2338Z-080206T0015Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
538 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS

* UNTIL 615 PM CST

* AT 536 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
  OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PINE BLUFF...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  ALTHEIMER AROUND 550 PM CST...
  WABBASEKA AROUND 555 PM CST...

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO
IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY
STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY
WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE IN LITTLE ROCK.

LAT...LON 3448 9200 3444 9170 3408 9196 3421 9220
TIME...MOT...LOC 2338Z 221DEG 52KT 3422 9204

$$

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Tornado Watch
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 36
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
210 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

TORNADO WATCH 36 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CST FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

ARC001-003-011-013-017-019-023-025-027-029-039-041-043-045-051-
053-057-059-063-065-067-069-073-079-085-095-099-103-105-115-117-
119-125-135-137-139-141-145-147-060400-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0036.080205T2010Z-080206T0400Z/

AR
.    ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ARKANSAS             ASHLEY              BRADLEY
CALHOUN              CHICOT              CLARK
CLEBURNE             CLEVELAND           COLUMBIA
CONWAY               DALLAS              DESHA
DREW                 FAULKNER            GARLAND
GRANT                HEMPSTEAD           HOT SPRING
INDEPENDENCE         IZARD               JACKSON
JEFFERSON            LAFAYETTE           LINCOLN
LONOKE               MONROE              NEVADA
OUACHITA             PERRY               POPE
PRAIRIE              PULASKI             SALINE
SHARP                STONE               UNION
VAN BUREN            WHITE               WOODRUFF
$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1035 AM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-061100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
1035 AM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN OUTBREAK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS ANTICIPATED THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

ALL INTERESTS IN ARKANSAS ARE URGED TO MONITOR WEATHER
BULLETINS...AND SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE PROTECTIVE SAFETY
MEASURES AS REQUIRED.

A COLD FRONT...APPROACHING EXTREME NORTHWEST ARKANSAS LATE THIS
MORNING...IS FORECAST TO ACCELERATE EASTWARD DURING THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING HOURS.  AHEAD OF THIS BOUNDARY...UNSEASONABLY WARM AND
MOISTURE CONDITIONS PREVAILED.

UPPER LEVEL ENERGY...NOW OVER EASTERN TEXAS...IS FORECAST TO MOVE
NORTHEASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS FEATURE WILL PROVIDE
LARGE SCALE LIFT...TO OVERCOME A CAPPING INVERSION ACROSS THE REGION.

THE FRONT WILL FOCUS THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT AS IS ACCELERATES
EASTWARD. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP QUICKLY...AND WILL
LIKELY ORGANIZE INTO A SQUALL LINE.

FORECAST VERTICAL PROFILES OF TEMPERATURE...MOISTURE...AND WIND
INDICATE THAT ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE QUITE FAVORABLE FOR THE
DEVELOPMENT OF SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.  ALSO...THESE STORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

THIS IS A DEVELOPING SITUATION...SO STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS
FROM YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONCERNING SEVERE WEATHER
POTENTIAL THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

&&

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS SEVERE WEATHER SITUATION CAN
BE FOUND AT THE NWS LITTLE ROCK WEB SITE . GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV
AND CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS....THEN FEB 5 /SEVERE OUTBREAK/.

$$

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