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Mesoscale Discussion 142
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0142
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1005 AM CST FRI FEB 21 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN NC

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 23...24...

   VALID 211605Z - 211700Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 23...24...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO WATCH WILL BE ISSUED BY ABOUT 17Z
   E/S OF WW/S 23/24 ACROSS THE REST OF ERN NC.

   DISCUSSION...EXTENSIVE QLCS FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC ACROSS THE
   SOUTHEAST WILL CONTINUE TO POSE A RISK FOR ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
   DAMAGING WINDS AND A COUPLE OF TORNADOES INTO THIS AFTERNOON AS IT
   PROGRESSES NEWD. A BREAK IN THE LINE HAS BEEN NOTED THE NC/SC BORDER
   WHERE PORTION OF QLCS TO THE N HAS ACCELERATED FASTER TO THE NE
   /FORWARD SPEED NEAR 50 KT/ ON THE PERIPHERY OF INTENSE 700 MB SWLYS
   ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEEP SYNOPTIC CYCLONE CENTERED OVER NWRN
   ONTARIO. THIS PORTION OF THE QLCS WILL LIKELY SWEEP ACROSS PORTIONS
   OF NRN NC INTO THE VA TIDEWATER AREA. FOR E-CNTRL NC...CONVECTION
   EMANATING OUT OF CNTRL SC WILL LIKELY SERVE AS THE FOCUS THIS
   AFTERNOON. CURRENT TRACK OF ABOUT 40 KT WOULD TIME THIS PART OF THE
   LINE INTO THE MHX CWA BY ABOUT 19Z.

   ..GRAMS/CORFIDI.. 02/21/2014


   ATTN...WFO...AKQ...MHX...RAH...ILM...

   LAT...LON   35657878 36277784 36537667 36107583 35387592 34577667
               34007867 33987973 35657878 

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