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Mesoscale Discussion 85
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0085
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0130 AM CST WED FEB 03 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN AL THROUGH EXTREME

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 13...

   VALID 030730Z - 030830Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 13 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...LINE OF STORMS WILL REMAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SPORADIC
   STRONG TO DAMAGING GUSTS AND A COUPLE OF TORNADOES THROUGH THE EARLY
   MORNING AS IT CONTINUES THROUGH ERN AL NEXT COUPLE HOURS. STORMS
   WILL BEGIN MOVING EAST OF WW 13 BY 08Z...AND THIS WW CAN BE LOCALLY
   EXTENDED FARTHER EAST ANOTHER COUPLE HOURS AS NEEDED.

   DISCUSSION...LINE OF STORMS FROM NERN AL SWWD THROUGH CNTRL AL IS
   MOVING EAST AT AROUND 35 KT. THE STORMS WILL APPROACH THE ERN END OF
   WW 13 BY 08Z. THE DOWNSTREAM ATMOSPHERE IS ONLY MARGINALLY UNSTABLE
   WITH WEAK LOW-MID LEVEL LAPSE RATES...AND THE WEAK THERMODYNAMIC
   ENVIRONMENT SHOULD CONTINUE TO SERVE AS A LIMITING FACTOR FOR A MORE
   WIDESPREAD AND ROBUST SEVERE THREAT. NEVERTHELESS...A STRONG LLJ
   REMAINS IN PLACE ALONG WITH 60 KT 0-6 KM SHEAR. THUS OCCASIONAL
   EMBEDDED MESO-VORTICES AND BOWING SEGMENTS WILL CONTINUE TO
   OCCUR...POSING AT LEAST A MODEST THREAT FOR A FEW STRONG TO DAMAGING
   WIND GUSTS AND A COUPLE OF TORNADOES THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING.

   ..DIAL.. 02/03/2016


   ATTN...WFO...BMX...

   LAT...LON   32308623 32868649 33538641 33948613 33968571 33568561
               32868548 32388567 32308623 

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