New Tornado Watch

Unfortunately, the NWS Storm Prediction Center's computers have gone down as tornadoes are spinning up. Just before the outage, they issued a new tornado watch:

Yellow counties are under a tornado watch. The newest watch (below) is in the red area.

Text of third tornado watch:
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 51  
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK  
115 PM CDT THU APR 3 2014  
  
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A  
  
* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF   
  NORTHWEST ARKANSAS  
  EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS  
  SOUTHWEST MISSOURI  
  EASTERN OKLAHOMA  
  
* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 115 PM UNTIL  
  900 PM CDT.  
  
* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...  
  SEVERAL TORNADOES WITH A FEW INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE  
  NUMEROUS LARGE HAIL EVENTS LIKELY WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL  
    EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE  
  SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY  
 
This is ahead of the line of thunderstorms we just talked about.

AccuWeather continues to function and issue storm warnings for our clients in spite of this outage. 

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