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 247
< Previous MD         Next MD >
MD 247 graphic

   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0247
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1251 PM CDT THU APR 09 2015

   AREAS AFFECTED...NRN KY...SRN/CNTRL OH...EXTREME NW WV

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE 

   VALID 091751Z - 091845Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...60 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...GUSTY WINDS MAY ACCOMPANY MORE ORGANIZED LINE SEGMENTS AS
   THEY SPREAD INTO SRN/CNTRL OH.  A FEW SEVERE WINDS GUSTS ARE
   POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY WITH BOW-SHAPED STRUCTURES.

   DISCUSSION...SEVERAL EMBEDDED WEAK MCV STRUCTURES ARE TRAVERSING THE
   MID MS/OH VALLEY REGION.  SUBSTANTIAL...BUT MOSTLY WEAK...CONVECTION
   IS NOTED AHEAD OF THESE FEATURES WITH A CONCENTRATION OF TSTM
   ACTIVITY NOW OVER SERN IND/NRN KY/SWRN OH.  THIS ACTIVITY HAS
   RECENTLY INCREASED IN INTENSITY AS BOUNDARY LAYER DEEPENED AND SFC
   TEMPERATURES WARMED INTO THE MID 70S.  DEEP SWLY SHEAR VECTORS FAVOR
   ORGANIZED LINE SEGMENTS AND BULK SHEAR CERTAINLY SUPPORTS THE
   POTENTIAL FOR GUSTY WINDS AND PERHAPS A FEW SEVERE WIND GUSTS. 
   GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR ORGANIZED SEVERE CONVECTION WILL BE ACROSS
   SRN OH WHERE SFC-3KM LAPSE RATES HAVE STEEPENED DUE TO
   AFOREMENTIONED BOUNDARY LAYER WARMING.

   ..DARROW/GRAMS.. 04/09/2015


   ATTN...WFO...PBZ...RLX...JKL...ILN...LMK...

   LAT...LON   39318515 40218335 39938143 38748173 38278409 39318515 

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: April 09, 2015
Disclaimer
Information Quality
Help
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities