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TORNADO WARNING - ASH FLAT/SHARP COUNTY

Tornado Warning
TORNADO WARNING
ARC049-135-060130-
/O.NEW.KLZK.TO.W.0018.080206T0038Z-080206T0130Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN FULTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  NORTHERN SHARP COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS

* UNTIL 730 PM CST

* AT 635 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 11 MILES
  SOUTHWEST OF ASH FLAT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
  ASH FLAT AROUND 645 PM CST...
  CHANNEL PARK...LAKE THUNDERBIRD AROUND 650 PM CST...
  HARDY...CHEROKEE PARK...CHEROKEE VILLAGE...LAKE SEQUOYAH AROUND 655
  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.

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

LAT...LON 3649 9138 3637 9126 3633 9126 3618 9146
      3604 9168 3620 9167 3621 9170 3626 9171
      3626 9176 3634 9172 3651 9143
TIME...MOT...LOC 0038Z 227DEG 52KT 3615 9171

$$

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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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