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TORNADO WARNING - RANDOLPH COUNTY


 


Tornado Warning
TORNADO WARNING
ARC121-060145-
/O.NEW.KMEG.TO.W.0041.080206T0055Z-080206T0145Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
655 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 745 PM CST

* AT 655 PM CST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A TORNADO 22 MILES
  WEST OF RAVENDEN SPRINGS...OR ABOUT NEAR ASH FLAT...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  DALTON...ATTICA AND MAYNARD.

.IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO...THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
BASEBALL SIZE HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

.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.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION.
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

LAT...LON 3640 9079 3625 9123 3637 9132 3638 9131
      3639 9133 3649 9140 3651 9085
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 229DEG 44KT 3628 9154

$$

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Short Term Forecast
SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
636 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>005-
007>009-011>016-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>055-088>092-060130-
ALCORN-BENTON-CARROLL-CHESTER-CLAY-CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-
CROSS-DECATUR-DESOTO-DUNKLIN-DYER-FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-
HARDIN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-HENRY-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-
LEE(AR)-LEE(MS)-MADISON-MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-OBION-PANOLA-
PEMISCOT-POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-RANDOLPH-SHELBY-
ST. FRANCIS-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-TUNICA-UNION-WEAKLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLYTHEVILLE...CORINTH...DYERSBURG...
HUMBOLDT...JACKSON...JONESBORO...KENNETT...MEMPHIS...OXFORD...
TUPELO...WEST MEMPHIS
636 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

.NOW...

...TORNADO WATCH UNTIL MIDNIGHT...

THROUGH 730 PM...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME SEVERE...
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH...MAINLY
NORTH OF A LINE FROM MARIANNA ARKANSAS TO CORINTH MISSISSIPPI.
DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL...WITH POSSIBLE TORNADOES...CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH ANY SEVERE STORM THAT DEVELOPS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
BETWEEN A TENTH AND A QUARTER OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH
HEAVIER AMOUNTS IN STRONGER STORMS.

$$


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
428 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>055-088>092-070030-
ALCORN-BENTON MS-CALHOUN-CARROLL-CHESTER-CHICKASAW-CLAY-COAHOMA-
CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-CROSS-DESOTO-DECATUR-DUNKLIN-DYER-
FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-HENRY-
ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-LEE AR-LEE MS-MADISON-
MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-MONROE-OBION-PANOLA-PEMISCOT-
PHILLIPS-POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-RANDOLPH-SHELBY-
ST. FRANCIS-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-
UNION-WEAKLEY-YALOBUSHA-
428 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS EASTERN
ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...WEST TENNESSEE AND NORTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI. AREAS IN THE HIGH RISK ARE GENERALLY NORTH AND WEST OF
A LINE FROM LEXINGTON TENNESSEE TO OXFORD MISSISSIPPI.  A MODERATE
RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS LOCATED ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE
MIDSOUTH...SOUTH AND EAST OF THIS LINE.

A WARM...MOIST...AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
MIDSOUTH AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH
FROM THE WEST. THE STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING OVER THE
REGION THIS EVENING CONTINUES TO GENERATE ROTATING THUNDERSTORMS
SOME WHICH WILL BE SEVERE. THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL...AND TORNADOES. THE
POTENTIAL WILL ALSO EXIST FOR STRONG TORNADOES TO DEVELOP. AN
ADDITIONAL LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP JUST AHEAD OF
THE COLD FRONT AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT.

THE PRIMARY TIME FRAME FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE UNTIL 10
PM CST FOR AREAS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND UNTIL 2 AM CST
WEDNESDAY FOR AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. THE
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OUT OF THE FORECAST AREA AFTER 2 AM
CST WEDNESDAY MORNING BRINGING AN END TO THE SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT.

STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE IN ADVANCE AND THEN IMMEDIATELY BEHIND
THE STRONG COLD FRONT UNTIL MIDNIGHT. WIND SPEEDS AROUND 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 40 MPH OR HIGHER CAN BE EXPECTED. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE MID SOUTH UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED THROUGH MIDNIGHT ACROSS THE ENTIRE
AREA.


$$

OKULSKI

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Tornado Watch
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 37
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
310 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

TORNADO WATCH 37 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM CST FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

ARC021-031-035-037-055-075-077-093-107-111-121-123-060600-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0037.080205T2110Z-080206T0600Z/

AR
.    ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CLAY                 CRAIGHEAD           CRITTENDEN
CROSS                GREENE              LAWRENCE
LEE                  MISSISSIPPI         PHILLIPS
POINSETT             RANDOLPH            ST. FRANCIS
$$

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Wind Advisory
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
145 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

...STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE
MIDSOUTH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>055-088>092-060600-
/O.CON.KMEG.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-080206T0600Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-
PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-
ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-
OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-CARROLL-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-
CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-FAYETTE-
HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...
HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...
HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
CORINTH...IUKA...TUNICA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...BATESVILLE...
OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...TUPELO...AMORY...ABERDEEN...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
HUNTINGDON...COVINGTON...JACKSON...LEXINGTON...BARTLETT...
GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...
BOLIVAR...SAVANNAH
145 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2008

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.

STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN ADVANCE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT
THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE UNTIL AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE
TONIGHT. WIND SPEEDS AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO NEAR
40 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 39 MPH ARE
EXPECTED...OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 40 AND 57 MPH. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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