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Mesoscale Discussion 224
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0224
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1013 PM CDT TUE APR 07 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...WRN MO...SERN KS...FAR NERN OK

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 30...

   VALID 080313Z - 080515Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 30
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF VERY LARGE HAIL...ISOLATED TORNADOES
   AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS EVENING.

   DISCUSSION...MULTIPLE SLOW-MOVING SUPERCELLS PERSIST FROM SERN KS
   INTO WRN MO THIS EVENING WITHIN AN EXTREMELY UNSTABLE AIR MASS. ONE
   CELL OVER BATES COUNTY MO APPEARS TO HAVE PRODUCED A BRIEF TORNADO
   RECENTLY. 

   AREA VWPS INDICATE A STRENGTHENED LOW-LEVEL JET WHICH HAS INCREASED
   LOW-LEVEL SHEAR AVAILABLE TO THESE CELLS. MID TO UPPER LEVEL FLOW IS
   MARGINAL...THUS THE SLOW-MOVING HP NATURE. AS SUCH...THESE STORMS
   ARE EXPECTED TO LARGELY REMAIN WITHIN THE CONFINES OF WW 30. 

   AN ISOLATED LEFT-MOVING CELL IS MOVING OUT OF THE WATCH AND OTHER
   ISOLATED ELEVATED CELLS ARE NOW FORMING OVER SERN IA. ANY OF THESE
   STORMS WILL HAVE HAIL POTENTIAL...BUT AN ADDITIONAL WATCH MAY NOT BE
   REQUIRED.

   ..JEWELL.. 04/08/2015


   ATTN...WFO...SGF...EAX...TSA...TOP...ICT...OUN...

   LAT...LON   37949357 36729502 36709611 36759700 37019713 37409650
               37859542 38479461 39049413 39399376 39449317 39279282
               38629289 38349307 37949357 

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