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Mesoscale Discussion 110
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0110
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1152 PM CST WED JAN 30 2013
   
   AREAS AFFECTED...COASTAL PORTIONS OF NC/SOUTHEAST VA/MD
   
   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 25...27...
   
   VALID 310552Z - 310715Z
   
   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 25...27...CONTINUES.
   
   SUMMARY...TORNADO WATCHES 25/27 CONTINUE...WITH RISKS FOR WIND
   DAMAGE/ISOLATED TORNADO OVERNIGHT ACROSS COASTAL PORTIONS OF
   NC/SOUTHEAST VA/MD.
   
   DISCUSSION...SQUALL LINE CONTINUES TO MAKE A STEADY
   EAST-NORTHEASTWARD PROGRESSION EARLY IN THE OVERNIGHT TOWARD/ACROSS
   COASTAL PORTIONS OF NC/SOUTHEAST VA AND MD. WHILE CLOUD-TO-GROUND
   LIGHTNING REMAINS ABSENT...PERSISTENT/WELL-ORGANIZED CONVECTIVE
   STRUCTURES REMAIN READILY EVIDENT INCLUDING SMALL BOWING
   SEGMENTS...ALONG WITH SOME INDICATIONS OF AN OVERALL SHARPENING
   CONVECTIVE LINE PER REGIONAL WSR-88D DATA. THIS SAME WSR-88D VWP
   DATA IS INDICATIVE OF A ROBUST DEEP LAYER WIND FIELD...ACCENTUATED
   BY 70-90 KT SSW WINDS WITHIN THE LOWEST 1-2 KM. EVEN WHILE BUOYANCY
   WILL REMAIN VERY WEAK...SURFACE TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO HOLD NEAR
   70F IN THE PRESENCE OF LOWER 60 F SURFACE DEWPOINTS/STRONG PRESSURE
   FALLS WITHIN THE WARM SECTOR. GIVEN THE LARGE SCALE MASS
   RESPONSE...A FURTHER INTENSIFICATION OF THE CONVECTIVE LINE CANNOT
   BE DISCOUNTED PRIOR TO THE CONVECTIVE LINE CLEARING THE COAST...WITH
   DAMAGING WIND AND TORNADO POTENTIAL /EVEN IF CLOUD-GROUND LIGHTNING
   REMAINS ABSENT/.
   
   ..GUYER.. 01/31/2013
   
   
   ATTN...WFO...AKQ...MHX...LWX...RAH...ILM...
   
   LAT...LON   38477704 38117450 35387584 34287745 33537885 34567879
               35727833 38477704 
   
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