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Mesoscale Discussion 260
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0260
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1101 PM CDT WED MAR 23 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF SW MO INTO WRN AR AND SE OK

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 52...

   VALID 240401Z - 240500Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 52
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...STRONG TO ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS MAY CONTINUE ANOTHER
   COUPLE OF HOURS IN AND NEAR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 52. A NEW
   WATCH IS NOT EXPECTED DOWNSTREAM AS THE THREAT IS EXPECTED TO
   QUICKLY DIMINISH BEYOND 05Z.

   DISCUSSION...A COUPLE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY PERSIST
   ANOTHER COUPLE OF HOURS OUTSIDE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 52.
   OVER THE PAST HOUR OR SO...A FEW STRONGER STORMS HAVE SHOWN
   LOW-LEVEL CIRCULATION. HOWEVER...INSTABILITY IS QUICKLY DIMINISHING
   ACROSS THE REGION AS THE BOUNDARY LAYER BECOMES INCREASINGLY STABLE.
   THE ONGOING SEVERE THREAT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ISOLATED AND
   SHORT-LIVED BEYOND THE 05Z EXPIRATION TIME AND A DOWNSTREAM WATCH IS
   NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

   ..LEITMAN.. 03/24/2016


   ATTN...WFO...LZK...SGF...SHV...TSA...

   LAT...LON   36039438 36639402 36969362 36929326 36709308 36199312
               34859342 34169410 33989458 34099518 34819510 35629466
               36039438 

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