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Mesoscale Discussion 269
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0269
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0711 PM CDT THU MAR 24 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN GA INTO THE EASTERN FL
   PANHANDLE

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 55...

   VALID 250011Z - 250115Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 55
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...ISOLATED STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY BE POSSIBLE ANOTHER HOUR OR
   TWO...BUT A WEAKENING TREND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
   EVENING HOURS. A NEW WATCH IS NOT EXPECTED DOWNSTREAM OF SEVERE
   THUNDERSTORM WATCH 55.

   DISCUSSION...REGIONAL RADAR LOOP HAS SHOWN A DECREASE IN THE
   INTENSITY OF THUNDERSTORMS TRACKING EASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHERN GA AND
   THE EASTERN FL PANHANDLE THE LAST HOUR OR SO.  WHILE A FEW STORMS
   MAY STILL PRODUCE STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE WIND GUSTS...THE
   OVERALL WEAKENING TREND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS EVENING. WEAK
   INSTABILITY AND ADEQUATE SHEAR EXIST AHEAD OF THE LINE TO SUSTAIN
   THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHTTIME HOURS...BUT DAMAGING WIND THREAT
   WILL QUICKLY DIMINISH AS THE BOUNDARY LAYER BECOMES INCREASINGLY
   STABLE. AS SUCH...A NEW WATCH IS NOT EXPECTED DOWNSTREAM OF SEVERE
   THUNDERSTORM WATCH 55.

   ..LEITMAN.. 03/25/2016


   ATTN...WFO...JAX...FFC...TAE...

   LAT...LON   31788376 32288385 32388362 32228316 31928287 31598278
               30658283 29948303 29388356 29458497 30008478 30718415
               31368389 31788376 

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