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Mesoscale Discussion 184
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0184
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0706 AM CST TUE MAR 08 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...MUCH OF E CNTRL TX

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH LIKELY 

   VALID 081306Z - 081530Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...80 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT MUCH OF E CNTRL TX
   THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE DAY. DAMAGING WINDS, HAIL AND A BRIEF TORNADO
   OR TWO WILL ALL BE POSSIBLE.

   DISCUSSION...A LINE OF STORMS...CONTAINING PERIODIC EMBEDDED
   CIRCULATIONS AS WELL AS HAIL CORES...CONTINUES TO MOVE EWD ACROSS N
   CNTRL INTO CNTRL TX. ALTHOUGH THIS SYSTEM IS LARGELY LINEAR...AREAS
   OF ROTATION HAVE BEEN NOTED AT TIMES.  ALSO...NEW CELLS ARE
   CURRENTLY DEVELOPING AWAY FROM THE LINE ACROSS CNTRL TX. RADAR ALSO
   SHOWS SHALLOW SHOWERS OVER MUCH OF THE WARM SECTOR E OF THE
   STORMS...SUGGESTING OTHER PRE-LINE DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE. 

   ALTHOUGH WIND AND HAIL IS THE MAIN THREAT CURRENTLY...THE TORNADO
   THREAT MAY INCREASE AS STORMS EVOLVE FARTHER EWD WHERE LOW-LEVEL
   SHEAR IS STRONGER AND AS MOISTURE CONTINUES TO INCREASE BENEATH
   RELATIVELY STEEP MIDLEVEL LAPSE RATES.

   ..JEWELL/CORFIDI.. 03/08/2016


   ATTN...WFO...SHV...HGX...FWD...CRP...EWX...SJT...

   LAT...LON   33409681 33199628 32719559 32179537 31109498 29539455
               29009515 28449640 28899730 29689873 30959891 31839849
               33179806 33409754 33409681 

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