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TORNADO WARNING - SE Prairie County - Woodruff Co. - Monroe Co


Tornado Warning
TORNADO WARNING
ARC095-117-147-060115-
/O.NEW.KLZK.TO.W.0017.080206T0028Z-080206T0115Z/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN PRAIRIE COUNTY IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS
  WEST CENTRAL MONROE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS
  EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN WOODRUFF COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS

* UNTIL 715 PM CST

* AT 627 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR STUTTGART
  MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
  DE VALLS BLUFF AROUND 635 PM CST...
  BRINKLEY 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.

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 3462 9165 3464 9164 3465 9166 3498 9136
      3484 9111 3457 9144
TIME...MOT...LOC 0028Z 219DEG 50KT 3465 9151

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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
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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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