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Mesoscale Discussion 655
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0655
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0230 AM CDT THU APR 28 2011
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...S CNTRL GA THROUGH CNTRL  SC AND WRN THROUGH CNTRL
   NC
   
   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 248...
   
   VALID 280730Z - 280900Z
   
   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 248 CONTINUES.
   
   THREAT FOR ISOLATED TORNADOES...DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL WILL
   PERSIST THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING FROM CNTRL-S CNTRL GA...CNTRL SC
   INTO WRN AND CNTRL NC. STORMS ARE APPROACHING ERN BORDER OF NC
   PORTION OF WW 248...AND THIS WW MAY BE REPLACED BY ANOTHER WW THAT
   WILL EXTEND FARTHER EAST INTO NC AND SC.
   
   PRE-FRONTAL BROKEN BAND OF STORMS WITH EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS EXTENDS
   THROUGH W-CNTRL NC...WRN SC INTO CNTRL GA. ATMOSPHERE EAST OF LINE
   REMAINS MARGINALLY TO MODERATELY UNSTABLE WITH MUCAPE FROM 1000 J/KG
   OVER CNTRL NC TO 2000 J/KG ACROSS GA. A 50-60 KT SLY LLJ WILL
   PERSIST AND SLOWLY LIFT NWD THROUGH THE CAROLINAS AND MID ATLANTIC
   AS VORT MAX EJECTS THROUGH THE OH VALLEY. STRONG LOW LEVEL INFLOW
   AND WEAK CAP SUGGEST STORMS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE DEVELOPING EWD.
   LARGE 0-1 KM HODOGRAPHS AND STRONG EFFECTIVE SHEAR WILL SUPPORT A
   THREAT OF EMBEDDED SUPERCELL AND BOWING STRUCTURES.
   
   ..DIAL.. 04/28/2011
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...RAH...ILM...RNK...CHS...CAE...GSP...FFC...BMX...
   
   LAT...LON   32028522 32648485 33758284 34408232 35138173 35748219
               36048099 35597963 33798052 32198294 32028522 
   
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