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Mesoscale Discussion 888
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0888
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0950 PM CDT SAT JUN 07 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN NM INTO TX

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 254...255...

   VALID 080250Z - 080415Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 254...255...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE THREAT FOR A FEW TORNADOES AS WELL AS LARGE HAIL AND
   DAMAGING WINDS PERSISTS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION.

   DISCUSSION...NUMEROUS CLUSTERS OF SEVERE STORMS ARE CURRENTLY
   ONGOING FROM ERN NM INTO TX...WITH THE BULK OF THE ACTIVITY
   CONVERGING ACROSS THE TX PANHANDLE SWD TOWARD LBB. THIS AREA LIES IN
   THE INSTABILITY AXIS...AND ELY LOW-LEVEL FLOW BENEATH WESTERLIES
   ALOFT CONTINUES TO FAVOR SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE HAIL.
   STRONG MESOCYCLONES HAVE ALSO BEEN NOTED ON MANY CELLS...WITH A FEW
   TORNADOES REPORTED WITH THE MORE CELLULAR ACTIVITY. WITH TIME...MOST
   OF THIS CONVECTION SHOULD MERGE INTO AN MCS...WITH THE PRIMARY
   THREAT TRANSITIONING TO DAMAGING WIND AND HAIL.

   ..JEWELL.. 06/08/2014


   ATTN...WFO...OUN...LUB...AMA...MAF...ABQ...

   LAT...LON   34800547 35130548 35400519 35520469 35460381 35230301
               35120233 35170138 35400059 35629997 35259961 34899972
               33889997 33520019 33190105 33030217 32990317 33220436
               34260527 34800547 

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