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Mesoscale Discussion 352
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0352
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0657 PM CDT SUN APR 10 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...TX PANHANDLE...TX S PLAINS...FAR SW OK...NW TX

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 78...

   VALID 102357Z - 110130Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 78
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THREAT FOR LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...AND AN
   ISOLATED TORNADO WILL PERSIST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS ACROSS WW
   78.

   DISCUSSION...RECENT REGIONAL RADAR IMAGERY DEPICTS SEVERAL
   SUPERCELLS ACROSS PORTIONS OF TX PANHANDLE AND THE TX S PLAINS.
   CLUSTER OF SUPERCELLS NW OF PVW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST...WITH SOME
   ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT POSSIBLE...AS LARGE-SCALE FORCING FOR ASCENT
   CONTINUES OVER THE REGION WITH ADDITIONAL FORCING FOR ASCENT
   PROVIDED BY THE GRADUALLY INCREASING LOW-LEVEL JET. DESPITE THE
   ONSET OF DIURNAL COOLING...ENVIRONMENT DOWNSTREAM OF THESE STORMS IS
   EXPECTED TO REMAIN UNSTABLE AS MOISTURE CONTINUES TO ADVECT NWD. AS
   A RESULT...THESE STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO POSE A THREAT FOR LARGE
   HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. LOW POTENTIAL FOR A TORNADO ALSO
   EXISTS...PARTICULARLY WITH ANY CELLS THAT REMAIN AT LEAST
   SEMI-DISCRETE AS THEY MOVE EWD TOWARDS NW TX/SW OK.

   ..MOSIER.. 04/10/2016


   ATTN...WFO...OUN...SJT...LUB...AMA...MAF...

   LAT...LON   32580286 34760286 35209900 33029901 32580286 

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