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Mesoscale Discussion 359
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0359
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1221 AM CDT MON APR 11 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...PARTS OF CNTRL AND S-CNTRL OK

   CONCERNING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 82...

   VALID 110521Z - 110615Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 82
   CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED SEVERE STRAIGHT-LINE WIND GUSTS OF 50-65 MPH ARE
   POSSIBLE WITH A BOWING LINE.  SEVERE WIND GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE IN
   ASSOCIATION WITH A WAKE LOW ON THE NRN END OF THE LINE.

   DISCUSSION...0510Z RADAR IMAGERY SHOWS A BOWING LINE --RECENT
   HISTORY OF 50-65 MPH WIND GUSTS-- MOVING ENEWD AROUND 65 MPH ACROSS
   CNTRL AND S-CNTRL OK.  OK MESONET OBSERVATIONS CONFIRM A DESCENDING
   REAR INFLOW JET/WAKE LOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CNTRL OK...WITH A
   RECENT HISTORY OF GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH WITH THIS FEATURE.  ALTHOUGH
   SOME SLIGHT STABLE STRATIFICATION HAS OCCURRED IN THE LOW
   LEVELS...FLOW AROUND 50 KT PER KTLX VAD DATA AT 1 KM AGL COUPLED
   WITH STRONG DOWNDRAFTS WILL SUPPORT THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WIND
   GUSTS AT THE SURFACE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  A WATCH
   EXTENSION-IN-AREA MAY BE NEEDED FROM HUGHES COUNTY SWD INTO BRYAN
   COUNTY OK FOR THE RISK OF SEVERE WIND GUSTS.

   ..SMITH.. 04/11/2016


   ATTN...WFO...TSA...FWD...OUN...

   LAT...LON   35239759 35599733 35579658 35469618 34829606 34309623
               33879657 33989814 35239759 

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