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Mesoscale Discussion 322
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0322
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0203 AM CDT FRI APR 01 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...S-CNTRL AL / W-CNTRL GA

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE 

   VALID 010703Z - 010800Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...40 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...AN ISOLATED RISK FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND PERHAPS A TORNADO
   --ALBEIT LOW BUT NONZERO-- WILL SEEMINGLY EXIST OVERNIGHT AND
   DOWNSTREAM OF INTENSIFYING STORMS IN SWRN AND CNTRL AL INVOF A
   WEST-TO-EAST ORIENTED OUTFLOW BOUNDARY.

   DISCUSSION...SURFACE OBSERVATIONS OVER S-CNTRL AL INDICATE AN
   OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM EARLIER ACTIVITY IN GA IS ORIENTED WEST TO
   EAST ACROSS S-CNTRL AL.  TO THE SOUTH OF THE BOUNDARY...LOWER 70S
   TEMPS AND UPPER 60S TO NEAR 70 DEG F DEWPOINTS INDICATE THE MARITIME
   AIRMASS IS SLOW TO STABILIZE ACROSS THE REGION.  WHILE IT SEEMS ONLY
   ISOLATED/LOCALIZED WIND DAMAGE/SMALL HAIL ARE THE THREATS WITH A
   STRONGER STORM OR TWO AT THIS TIME...STORM ORGANIZATION AND FURTHER
   INTENSIFICATION ARE POSSIBLE.  GIVEN THE STRONG TROPOSPHERIC FLOW
   ACROSS THE DISCUSSION AREA /REFERENCE KMXX VAD DATA/...THE
   CONSIDERATION FOR AN ADDITIONAL WATCH MAY BE NEEDED IF STORM
   INTENSIFICATION TRENDS CONTINUE.

   ..SMITH/EDWARDS.. 04/01/2016


   ATTN...WFO...FFC...BMX...MOB...

   LAT...LON   32958495 32798665 32548729 32098757 31828697 32088450
               32368427 32958495 

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