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Mesoscale Discussion 370
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0370
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0640 PM CDT MON APR 11 2016

   AREAS AFFECTED...FAR SE MS...FAR SW AL

   CONCERNING...SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE 

   VALID 112340Z - 120045Z

   PROBABILITY OF WATCH ISSUANCE...60 PERCENT

   SUMMARY...LINE OF TSTMS MOVING THROUGH CNTRL MS IS EXPECTED TO
   CONTINUE SEWD INTO PORTIONS OF FAR SE MS AND FAR SW AL. SOME
   DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE AND A WW MAY BE NEEDED.

   DISCUSSION...RECENT RADAR IMAGERY DEPICTS A LINE A TSTMS EXTENDING
   FROM W-CNTRL AL SWWD INTO CNTRL MS. WITHIN THIS LINE OF STORMS...A
   FEW STRONGER UPDRAFTS EXISTS...PARTICULARLY ACROSS
   SMITH...JASPER...AND LAUDERDALE COUNTIES IN E-CNTRL MS. A MESOVORTEX
   WAS ALSO OBSERVED IN JASPER COUNTY. THIS PORTION OF THE LINE HAS
   BECOME ORIENTED A LITTLE LESS PARALLEL TO THE SHEAR VECTORS THAN
   PORTIONS OF THE LINE FARTHER W...SUGGESTING SOME FORWARD-PROPAGATION
   IS POSSIBLE. AS A RESULT...THE DAMAGING WIND THREAT HERE IS EXPECTED
   TO PERSIST FOR THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO AND A WW MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS
   FAR SE MS AND FAR SW AL.

   ..MOSIER/BROYLES.. 04/11/2016


   ATTN...WFO...BMX...MOB...JAN...LIX...

   LAT...LON   31318991 31678972 31978896 32138867 32168845 32218807
               31638786 31068821 30788907 31318991 

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