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Mesoscale Discussion 267
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0267
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0516 PM CDT THU APR 03 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...PARTS OF ERN WEST VIRGINIA...SW VIRGINIA AND SE
   KENTUCKY

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH UNLIKELY 

   VALID 032216Z - 032345Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...20 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...THE NEED FOR A WW IS NOT ANTICIPATED AS STORMS ARE
   EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS

   DISCUSSION...SCATTERED VIGOROUS THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY CONTINUES TO
   DEVELOP ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF COOL OUTFLOW GENERATED BY A
   GRADUALLY WEAKENING LARGER SCALE CONVECTIVE CLUSTER.  EASTWARD
   PROGRESSION IS BEING AIDED BY 30-50 KT WESTERLY LOWER/MID
   TROPOSPHERIC MEAN FLOW FIELDS...BUT THIS IS GENERALLY INTO A
   PROGRESSIVELY DRIER AND MORE STABLE LOW-LEVEL ENVIRONMENT ACROSS THE
   WESTERN SLOPES INTO THE LEE OF THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS.  WHILE THE
   RELATIVELY DRY BUT WARM BOUNDARY LAYER MAY BE CONDUCIVE TO LOCALIZED
   GUSTS APPROACHING OR BRIEFLY EXCEEDING SEVERE LIMITS AS LONG AS
   STORM DEVELOPMENT PERSISTS...THIS IS NOT EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
   ANOTHER HOUR OR TWO...PARTICULARLY WITH THE ONSET OF BOUNDARY LAYER
   COOLING.

   ..KERR/THOMPSON.. 04/03/2014


   ATTN...WFO...LWX...RNK...RLX...MRX...JKL...LMK...

   LAT...LON   38038072 39028018 38747947 37598063 36858235 36758465
               36998603 37098498 37428248 38038072 

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