967  
WUUS54 KTSA 190448  
SVRTSA  
ARC033-131-OKC079-135-190530-  
/O.NEW.KTSA.SV.W.0275.170519T0448Z-170519T0530Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK  
1148 PM CDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
SEBASTIAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS...  
CRAWFORD COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ARKANSAS...  
SOUTHEASTERN SEQUOYAH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...  
NORTHERN LE FLORE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA...  
 
* UNTIL 1230 AM CDT  
 
* AT 1148 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES SOUTH OF SHORT TO 3 MILES EAST OF SPIRO TO 5  
MILES NORTH OF TALIMENA STATE PARK, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO  
MOBILE HOMES, ROOFS, AND OUTBUILDINGS.  
 
* LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE...  
FORT SMITH... VAN BUREN...  
POTEAU... CEDARVILLE...  
MOUNTAINBURG... GREENWOOD...  
ALMA... BARLING...  
POCOLA... MULDROW...  
ROLAND... LAVACA...  
SPIRO... ARKOMA...  
MULBERRY... PANAMA...  
MANSFIELD... WISTER...  
DYER... HACKETT...  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS,  
INTERSTATE 40 IN ARKANSAS BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 23.  
INTERSTATE 40 IN OKLAHOMA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 310 AND 328.  
INTERSTATE 540 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.  
INTERSTATE 49 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 22 AND 30.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN  
ARKANSAS...AND SOUTHEASTERN AND EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA. A TORNADO  
WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN AND  
WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.  
 
LAT...LON 3566 9407 3558 9407 3556 9402 3544 9408  
3522 9408 3521 9403 3514 9403 3514 9414  
3510 9414 3506 9425 3497 9424 3492 9445  
3493 9499 3494 9493 3520 9493 3520 9482  
3535 9483 3546 9473 3570 9398 3566 9398  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0448Z 265DEG 28KT 3551 9447 3524 9455 3486 9495  
 
HAIL...0.88IN  
WIND...70MPH  
 

 
 
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