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Mesoscale Discussion 296
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0296
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0939 AM CDT SUN APR 06 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...EAST TX...LA

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 63...

   VALID 061439Z - 061545Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 63
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...HAIL REMAINS POSSIBLE WITH STRONGEST STORMS OVER TX/LA.

   DISCUSSION...NUMEROUS ELEVATED THUNDERSTORMS...LIKELY ROOTED AOA
   850MB...CONTINUE ACROSS MAINLY THE NRN HALF OF WW63.  12Z SOUNDINGS
   FROM FWD/SHV EXHIBITED STEEP MID-LEVEL LAPSE RATES WITH SIGNIFICANT
   BUOYANCY AND MUCAPE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS TX.  GIVEN THE POSITION OF
   SFC FRONT...AND LEVEL OF PARCEL LIFT...HAIL WILL REMAIN THE MOST
   LIKELY THREAT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.  WDSSII MESH DATA SUGGESTS
   A FEW HAIL CORES NEAR ONE INCH AT TIMES BUT THESE MORE INTENSE
   UPDRAFTS WANE PARTLY DUE TO STORM INTERACTIONS.  NEW UPDRAFTS ARE
   DEVELOPING ACROSS THE HILL COUNTRY OF TX WITHIN STRENGTHENING WARM
   ADVECTION AND THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD SPREAD/DEVELOP NEWD INTO SWRN
   PORTIONS OF WW SHORTLY.

   ..DARROW.. 04/06/2014


   ATTN...WFO...JAN...LIX...LCH...SHV...HGX...FWD...EWX...

   LAT...LON   30269697 32899816 32909263 30269161 30269697 

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