Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NOAA's National Weather Service   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Storm Prediction Center
navigation bar left  
  navigation bar end cap


 
USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official Web portal to all Federal, state and local government Web resources and services.

Mesoscale Discussion 131
< Previous MD         Next MD >
MD 131 graphic

   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0131
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0819 PM CST THU FEB 20 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN HALF OF IND...WRN/CENTRAL KY...WRN OH

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 14...

   VALID 210219Z - 210345Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 14 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE SVR THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS WW 14 AND IN COUNTIES N/NE
   OF THE NRN WW BOUNDARY. A NEW WW WILL BE ISSUED ACROSS NRN IND AND
   WRN OH.

   DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS S/SE FROM A DEEPENING SFC LOW OVER
   SRN WI ACROSS WRN PORTIONS OF IND/KY AT 02Z...WHILE AN EAST-WEST
   WARM FRONT LIFTS NWD ACROSS NRN IND AND OH. THE COLD FRONT WILL
   CONTINUE MOVING QUICKLY EWD...SUPPORTED BY 7 TO 8 MB/2 HR PRESSURE
   RISES BEHIND THE FRONT. DESPITE MODEST BUOYANCY...STG/SVR TSTMS IN
   ADVANCE OF THE FRONT WILL MOVE NEWD AT 45-50 KTS AND PERSIST FOR
   SEVERAL MORE HOURS ACROSS WW 14...AIDED BY STRONG FORCING FOR ASCENT
   ASSOCIATED WITH A NEWD-LIFTING SHORTWAVE ACROSS THE UPPER
   MIDWEST/GREAT LAKES REGION. WITHIN THE STRONGLY-SHEARED
   ENVIRONMENT...MULTIPLE LINES OF SVR TSTMS WILL CONTINUE TO POSE A
   WIDESPREAD THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS...SOME SIGNIFICANT...WITH
   EMBEDDED QLCS/MESOVORTEX LOW-LEVEL ROTATIONAL SIGNATURES CAPABLE OF
   PRODUCING TORNADOES. TSTMS ACROSS NRN PORTIONS OF WW 14 AND JUST TO
   THE NORTH...IN THE VICINITY OF THE WARM FRONT...WILL CONTINUE TO
   POSE A RISK FOR DAMAGING WINDS INTO WRN OH TO THE EAST OF WW 14.  A
   NEW WW WILL BE ISSUED SHORTLY ACROSS NRN IND AND WRN OH.

   ..BUNTING/CORFIDI.. 02/21/2014


   ATTN...WFO...CLE...JKL...ILN...LMK...IWX...IND...PAH...

   LAT...LON   39818349 38058469 36678496 36698622 36768681 37288703
               38098681 38538678 38698663 39068665 39478648 39998618
               40478621 41388560 41698515 41698445 41478299 40618316
               39818349 

Top/All Mesoscale Discussions/Forecast Products/Home
Weather Topics:
Watches, Mesoscale Discussions, Outlooks, Fire Weather, All Products, Contact Us

NOAA / National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
Storm Prediction Center
120 David L. Boren Blvd.
Norman, OK 73072 U.S.A.
spc.feedback@noaa.gov
Page last modified: February 21, 2014
Disclaimer
Information Quality
Help
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities