245 PM CDT SAT JUN 7 2014
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS
WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE
* EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 245 PM UNTIL
900 PM CDT.
* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE
THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES WEST
NORTHWEST OF RUSSELLVILLE ARKANSAS TO 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
CLARKSVILLE TENNESSEE. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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.
IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES
IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE
DICKSON HICKMAN HOUSTON
HUMPHREYS LEWIS MONTGOMERY
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...CENTERVILLE...CLARKSVILLE...
TENNESSEE RIDGE AND WAVERLY.
At 3:30.... A couple of storms were tornado warned as they moved in to north west Tennessee, one of which had a confirmed tornado and damage being reported near New Madrid in southeast Missouri.
Additional Storms are behind this area in Arkansas, and across western Tennessee.