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Mesoscale Discussion 17
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0017
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0822 AM CST SAT JAN 11 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...PIEDMONT OF SC INTO PORTIONS OF WRN NC

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH LIKELY 

   VALID 111422Z - 111445Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...95 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...QLCS CURRENTLY MOVING OUT OF GA WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD
   EWD INTO NRN/CNTRL PORTIONS OF SC THROUGH LATE MORNING. PRIMARY
   THREAT APPEARS TO BE DMGG WINDS DUE TO THE PROGRESSIVE NATURE OF THE
   LINE.

   DISCUSSION...AN EMBEDDED BOWING SEGMENT WITHIN A QLCS EXTENDING
   ACROSS GA/AL IS RAPIDLY PROGRESSING EWD INTO NRN SC. WEDGE FRONT
   POSITIONED ACROSS THE CAROLINAS CONTINUES TO RETREAT NWD AHEAD OF
   THE LINE...WITH A RAPID INCREASE IN SFC TEMPERATURE/DEWPOINT NOTED
   AT GRD AT 14Z. GREATEST SHORT-TERM THREAT FOR DMGG WIND WILL BE
   WHERE THE BOWING SEGMENT INTERSECTS THE RETREATING WARM
   FRONT...WHILE RELATIVELY SLOWER-MOVING SEGMENT OF THE QLCS FARTHER S
   WILL NOT REACH CNTRL PORTIONS OF SC UNTIL 1530-1630Z AT CURRENT
   MOTION. A NEW WW WILL BE CONSIDERED SOON.

   ..ROGERS/MEAD.. 01/11/2014


   ATTN...WFO...CAE...GSP...

   LAT...LON   34538024 33868132 33828232 34288303 34748318 35138294
               35428232 35338144 35228127 34538024 

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