A linear cluster will likely evolve east along the northern periphery of weak buoyancy. Damaging winds should be the main hazard.
SEL7 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 17 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 215 PM CST Wed Jan 19 2022 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Southeast Arkansas Northeast Louisiana West-central Mississippi * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 215 PM until 700 PM CST. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...A linear cluster will likely evolve east along the northern periphery of weak buoyancy. Damaging winds should be the main hazard. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles south southeast of Greenwood MS to 5 miles northwest of Monroe LA. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7). PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 tornadoes. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 16... AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector 25035. ...Grams
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