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Mesoscale Discussion 220
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0220
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0513 PM CST FRI MAR 02 2012
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN KY INTO EXTREME SRN OH AND WRN WV
   
   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 58...62...
   
   VALID 022313Z - 030015Z
   
   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 58...62...CONTINUES.
   
   DAMAGING TORNADO OUTBREAK UNDERWAY ACROSS ERN KY WITH SEVERAL
   SUPERCELLS LIKELY CONTAINING STRONG TO VIOLENT TORNADOES. SUPERCELL
   OVER MORGAN COUNTY KY IS MOVING INTO LAWRENCE COUNTY AND LIKELY
   CONTAINS A VERY DAMAGING TORNADO. THIS STORM SHOULD EVENTUALLY
   CONTINUE EWD INTO WAYNE COUNTY WV.
   
   SUPERCELLS MOVING THROUGH ERN KY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AN
   ENVIRONMENT VERY FAVORABLE FOR STRONG TO VIOLENT TORNADOES AS THE
   LLJ STRENGTHENS TO IN EXCESS OF 60 KT. LAST VWP DATA FROM JACKSON KY
   INDICATE VERY LARGE 0-1 KM HODOGRAPHS WITH STORM RELATIVE HELICITY
   ON THE ORDER OF 800 M2/S2 AND 500 J/KG MLCAPE. THESE PARAMETERS
   ALONG WITH THE DISCRETE NATURE OF THE CONVECTION WILL CONTINUE TO
   PROMOTE A THREAT OF TORNADOES...VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND
   NEXT FEW HOURS.
   
   ..DIAL.. 03/02/2012
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...RLX...JKL...ILN...LMK...
   
   LAT...LON   36878526 37968444 38708275 37538224 36688402 36878526 
   
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