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Mesoscale Discussion 151
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0151
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0540 PM CST WED FEB 24 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...ERN NC...ERN VA INTO THE DELMARVA

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 27...28...

   VALID 242340Z - 250145Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 27...28...CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE THREAT FOR TORNADOES...DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED
   HAIL WILL PERSIST MAINLY FROM ERN VA INTO ERN NC.

   DISCUSSION...A BROKEN LINE OF SUPERCELLS IS CURRENTLY ONGOING AHEAD
   OF THE COLD FRONT. OBSERVED WIND SHEAR VIA RADAR IS EXTREME WITH
   600-800 M2/S2 SRH IN THE LOWEST 1 KM ALONE WHICH STRONGLY FAVORS
   ROTATING STORMS CAPABLE OF TORNADOES. GIVEN A SUFFICIENTLY MOIST AND
   UNSTABLE AIR MASS WITH MUCAPE AROUND 1000 J/KG...AND CONTINUED LIFT
   WITH THE LOW PRESSURE TROUGH...THE SEVERE THREAT IS EXPECTED TO
   CONTINUE TOWARD THE ATLANTIC COAST. A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORM
   CORES MAY ALSO PRODUCE HAIL.

   ..JEWELL.. 02/24/2016


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

   LAT...LON   34477706 34407824 34727885 35447896 36577804 37707753
               38587721 38457664 37947611 37387571 36137553 35617542
               35167551 34477706 

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